By: Gladson M’bumpha Citizen Journalist
A 52-year-old man in Ntchisi has committed suicide by hanging himself in a tree.
Police have identified the man as George Mangulu from Chananga Village in the area of Traditional Authority Kalumo in the district.
The incident happened on Friday March 4th 2016 at Chananga Village.
Police investigations revealed that on the evening of March 3rd 2016, the deceased went to the house of his brother Andrew Kanyembe to ask for burley tobacco to smoke which he was given.
Later the deceased left and went to Mzizi Village where he was married and since the deceased left there had been no communication until on Friday, March 4th 2016 at about 2pm when the deceased was discovered hanging in a tree.
The matter was reported to police who visited the scene accompanied by a team of medical personnel.
The body was viewed and confirmed the death was caused due to suffocation first and secondly to strangulation and no foul play is suspected.