The 30-year-old Malawian man has been found lying dead just before 6 a.m. this morning in Thambani, Mwanza district with his face ‘sliced’ off with a sharp object, Malawi24 can reveal.
The deceased whose name is yet to be identified “has injuries on his body and has had his head skin removed, which indicate that he was brutally killed.”
Medical examiners from the district Hospital have not yet determined the exact cause of death.
A source said before his death, the man went to buy meat with his friend.
Said the source: “He was selling Airtime and his friend told him that they should go together and buy Nthumbwana and then killed him.”
Meanwhile the suspected murderer is on the run and is believed to have crossed into Mozambique.
This comes a few days after a man in Machinjiri was also found lying dead with his head skin peeled off.
The deceased hailed from Suga Village, Traditional Authority Thambani in Mwanza.