Man found dead in a suspected murder
By Staff Reporter
A 48-year-old man of Nyamtengula village in Chief Ndake’s area in Nyimba district is suspected to have been murdered by unknown people.
Speaking to journalist yesterday Eastern Province Police Commissioner Alex Chilufya said the suspected murder case occurred between January 13 – 14, 2019.
Chilufya said the body of Sydney Tembo was found on the Great East Road near Nyamtengula village in chief Ndake’s area in Nyimba east at Chipembe stores.
“The matter was reported to police by the brother to the deceased who said the brother left home for beer in the same village but to his surprise, the deceased body was found on the tarmac with a fractured head and no bruises or marks suggestive of a hit and run,” said Chilufya.
He said police visited the scene and collected the body which was deposited at Nyimba district hospital mortuary awaiting post-mortem while investigations in the matter have been launched as foul play is suspected.