Man dies after drowning in Mzimba


A man identified as Elmon Psyela Zimba has died after drowning in Rukuru River in Mzimba district.

A family member told Malawi24 that Zimba was on his way to Ngalaweni in the district and was unfortunately swept away by the river.

After noticing that Zimba was missing, the villagers instituted a search and his body was found in Rukuru River near Kamuteteka area in Mzimba district.

Postmortem revealed that death was due to suffocation.

Elmon Psyela Zimba hailed from Madevu Zimba Village in Mzimba district.