dead personLILONGWE (Charity Mussa, Mana )- The police in Lilongwe on Monday found a dead body of young man near Chipasula Bridge.

Lilongwe Police Station spokesperson, Kingsley Dandaula identified the deceased as Gift Chagoma, 31 years from Mtondo village T/A Kawomba Kasungu.

“The deceased left home on 30th April 2016 in the afternoon to watch football match at Sun City bottle store at Biwi and never return home”.

The matter was reported to Lilongwe police by the deceased brother, Benson Chagoma, 45 years from Mtondo village T/A Kaomba Kasungu.

Dandaula further added that it was on Tuesday at around 10 in the morning that the body of the deceased was found lying near Chipasula Bridge while covered with maize stalks.

The deceased was found dead with his wrist watch and all his two cell phones in his pocket.

The body was taken to Kamuzu Central Hospital for postmortem and results indicated that the deceased died of strangulation.

Police investigations are still underway to trace the culprits and the motive.