Lake Malawi has swallowed a fisherman popularly known as ‘Blantrye’ real name Bright Mackenzie.
According to another fisherman Juwalo Kalembo, on the night of July 19, 2017 he went fishing at Matuwi Fishing dock.
In the process as he was dropping out the fishing nets from the water he came across a dead body in one of his net and he called out his fellow fishermen who recognised the dead person.
The matter was reported to Makokola Police Post who visited the scene of incident.
Postmortem conducted at Mangochi District Hospital revealed that death was due to suffocation.
This publication have received reports that the deceased was staying alone as he came to reside that side few years ago for fishing purposes and his relatives are yet to be known.
It is only believed that the deceased comes from Kauphawi Village in Traditional Authority Msamala in Balaka district.
Meanwhile the dead body is kept at Mangochi District Hospital mortuary waiting to be identified by his relatives.