By Wongani chipeta

A 68 year old man identified as Pierson Chirwa has committed suicide by hanging himself to the roof of his house in Mzimba district.

According to his wife, Eunice Chilenje, Chirwa on August 10, 2020 left home in the morning for beer drinking to the neighbouring village and reported back at night.

The following day, Chirwa was found hanging to the roof at the veranda of his house by his granddaughter at around 07:00 hours.

However, reasons as to why Chirwa committed suicide are not known.

Postmortem results conducted by Mzimba hospital medical personnel revealed that Chirwa died due to strangulation.

Pierson Chirwa hailed from Kawingeni village, Traditional Authority M’mbelwa in Mzimba District.

Police in the district are advising members of the general public to report issues affecting them to relevant authorities for advice and counseling rather than commiting suicide.

Peter Botha Mzimba Police Station PRO

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