A Thyolo based person is reported dead after falling down from a tree he was cutting within his working premises in the district.
The incident happened on Tuesday last week.
Thyolo Police Officer-In-Charge, Josiah Kanthiti confirmed of the development and identified the deceased as Robert Nandalo, an employee of Gotha Tea Estate.
He said on the fateful day at around mid-day, Nandolo was assigned to cut down a tree within the estate premises using a chain saw.
“The deceased started cutting down the tree and in the process he slipped off and fell on the ground. Soon after falling down from the tree which he was cutting down also fell on him”, Kanthiti said.
The deceased died on the spot and his body was taken to Thyolo Health Centre where postmortem revealed that he died due to severe head injury.
The deacesed hails from Naphazi Village in the area of Traditonal Authority Nchiramwera in the district.