NKHOTAKOTA-(MaraviPost)-A-15 year old boy from the area of senior chief Malengachanzi in Nkhotakota district has been killed by a Crocodile in the evening of Sunday December 22, in Ling’ona river.
Nkhotakota police Public Relations officer Williams Kaponda said according to witnesses, on the day, the deceased identified as Mickson Jamson in accompany of his friends went to Ling’ona river for swimming.
While swimming, the deceased was caught by a Crocodile which compelled his friends to call for help but when well-wishers arrived, the boy was already dead.
Kaponda said Postmortem results done by Nkhotakota district hospital indicates that the death was due to suffocation.
Meanwhile Nkhotakota police has appealed to all parents to take good care of their children in this rainy season and also considering that children are on school holiday.