Man found dead in a Lodge in Salima


A 42-year-old man identified as Percy Chikwera was on Thursday found dead in one of the lodges at Kamuzu Road in Salima.

Salima Police Spokesperson Jacob Khembo confirmed of the development in an interview with the press, saying the man is suspected to have taken his own life.

According to Khembo, the deceased left his home in Area 23 in Lilongwe on Monday this week and he never returned.

He added that Chikwera was yesterday found hanging in one of the rooms at a lodge and postmortem results at Salima district hospital revealed that death was due to suffocation, secondary to strangulation.

Chikwera hails from Khosa village in traditional authority Chadza in Lilongwe.

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Robert Ngwira
Attended Our Future Private Secondary School in Rumphi from 2006-2009 Holder of Diploma in Journalism from Malawi Institute of Journalism (MIJ) Hobbies, reading newspapers, going out with friends, listening to radio and watching football. Email:


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