SAD! MCA student drowns in Lake Malawi

SAD! MCA student drowns in Lake Malawi

 A 21-year-old Malawi College of Accountancy (MCA) student has drowned at Cape Maclear in Mangochi.

The deceased has been identified as Solomon Magombo from Chileka in the area of Traditional Authority Kapeni in Blantyre.

Monkey Bay Police Public Relations Officer, Alice Sichali, said on March 5, 2022, Magombo together with his fellow students from MCA, Blantyre Campus, went to Cape Maclear Fisheries Cottage for an education visit.

Late Magombo

"On the morning of March 6, 2022, Magombo went swimming in Lake Malawi. It was around 8:30 am when his friends discovered that he was missing," said Sichali.

A search by villagers found him already dead in the lake.

Postmortem conducted at MonkeyBay Community Hospital established that death was due to suffocation