Police in Blantyre have found a woman’s dead body floating in Mudi River.
Blantyre Police Assistant Public Relations Officer, Ivy Mwalabu, confirmed the incident, saying the woman has not yet been identified.
Mwalabu said a man who was searching for metal scraps along the river saw the dead body floating in the river.
“The man reported the matter to Blantyre Police Station where Criminal Investigation Detectives (CIDs) visited the scene and took the dead body to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) for postmortem and allow possibility of relatives to come and identify the body,” said Mwalabu.
Mwalibu has urged the public to go to QECH to identify the body or to report any incident of a missing person.
Blantyre Police has advised people in the area to avoid crossing rivers during the rainy season to prevent themselves from drowning.