Missing boy found dead in Phalombe

A missing epileptic boy was found dead Friday within his home village in Phalombe district.

Phalombe Police Spokesperson, Innocent Moses said the body of Gift Naluso, 17, went missing on April 3, 2018 and the matter was reported to Nkhulambe Police Unit.

Moses said the body of the deceased was found hanging in the mango tree within the village in the afternoon hours on April 6.

“The police together with medical personnel from Nkhulambe Health Centre visited the scene and the deceased was confirmed dead due to suffocation secondary to strangulation,” he said.

The deceased hailed from Kubwalo village in Traditional Authority Nkhulambe in Phalombe.

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