Nkhotakota police spokesperson, Ignatius Esau has confirmed the death of a 52-year-old man who died after drowning in Lake Malawi.
The incident happened on Saturday, September 2 when the deceased identified as Mwala Chirwa visited the lake for swimming.
â€śChirwa did not report back home and this prompted his relatives to start searching for him. His body was found floating dead on September 5 2017 but in a decomposed state,â€ť said Esau.
A postmortem had revealed that Chirwa`s death was due to suffocation.
He hailed from Yegama village, T/A Fukamalaza in Nkhatabay.
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