A 32-year-old man has died in Ntcheu after a well he was digging collapsed and buried him.
Ntcheu Police Public Relations Officer Hastings Chigalu said the incident happened on Wednesday.
Chigalu, said the deceased, Edward Mailos met his fate at Phika village.
Efforts to retrieve the body from the 15 meters deep were underway on Thursday.
The deceased hails from Benesi village, Traditional Authority Ganya in Ntcheu.