FALLING WALL KILLS GRANY IN NTCHISI
An 82-year-old woman in Ntchisi has died after a wall of an old house fell over her.
The deceased has been identified as Melina Felix of Phale Village in the area of Traditional Authority Chilooko in Ntchisi.
The incident happened on Sunday February 11 2018 at Phale Village.
According to Ntchisi police public relations officer Gladson M’bumpha , the deceased had an old house that needed to be demolished and on this fateful day she prepared for the work to demolish the old house.
The deceased started demolishing the moulded wall and in the process the other side of wall collapsed and fell over her.
When her children saw the incident, they rushed to the scene and tried to rescue her but they failed as a result she died on spot.
Scene of crime was visited together with a medical officer from Malomo Health Centre for postmortem and the body was found with deep cut on the head and an open fracture on the right leg.
Postmortem conducted confirmed that death was caused due to severe loss of blood as evidenced by the deep cuts and no foul play suspected.