A woman identified as Monica Banda, aged 18 died after drowning in a stream on October 31, 2016, Kasungu Police have confirmed.
Speaking to News Watch Reviews, Kasungu Police deputy relations officer Harry Namwaza said on the material day the deceased who is epileptic went to her garden to water the crops.
“The deceased went to her garden to attend to her crops. As she was drawing some water, she fell into the stream and died there”, he said.
Postmortem results cinducted by the Kasungu Health Centre showed that death occurred due to suffocation.
Meanwhile, Police is advising relatives with people having such a problem to restrict them from going out to such places like gardens alone to avoid the sudden occurence of such incidents.
The deceased hailed from Ngoleka village under Traditional Authority Kapelula in Kasungu district.