A 75 year old Malawian man in Blantyre was found dead last Friday in his hut and postmortem results have shown that he died of suffocation due to strangulation.
Mayawo said Kandulu who was staying alone in his hut which is built away from his relatives, was found dead at around 11 o’clock in the morning after his relatives went to wake him up.
Later the relatives reported the matter to Milare police who rushed to the scene of the incident.
Mayawo said the man was found with some blood oozing from his nose but there was no sign of a wound.
In a related development, a man in Zomba has been found dead with his body hanging on a tree in Chilumba forest.
Zomba police spokesperson, Patricia Supuliyano said the man was found by one of the men who work in the forest and he reported the matter to police.
Meanwhile, police says the man is yet to be identified and they have urged the general public to report to a nearby police station if one of their relatives is missing.