Police have retrieved a body of a 40 year old man who was found floating on water at Getor stream in Sichobo Village in Shibuyunji district.
Police Deputy Public Relations Officer Danny Mwale identified the deceased as Peter Munyama of Mwanachindalo Village.
Mr Mwale told ZANIS in an interview that Mr Munyama was last seen by family members around 16:00 hours on December 23, this year.
He said the body of the deceased was discovered floating on water by two young girls on Monday.
“On December 26, 2022 two young girls who had gone to collect firewood in a nearby bush along Getor STREAM and saw a body of a human being floating on water and they reported the matter to the police,” Mr Mwale said.
He said police rushed to the scene and observed that the skin for the deceased was peeling while the stomach was swollen.
“The body was intact though in a decomposed state and police suspect no foul play and the body has since been buried,” he said.