University of Malawi’s Chancellor College (CHANCO) fourth-year student Ester Kachikuni has been found dead in her hostel room this morning (Thursday 19th) after complaining of slight headache yesterday, police have confirmed.
Kachikuni, 22, was studying Social Science and was found dead in her room in Kamuzu hostel at the college’s campus. She was disabled but staying alone in the room.
Zomba police Public Relations Officer Patricia Supliano confirmed the incident to the local media, saying the deceased was discovered by her sister who is also at the college.
Supliano further said authorities are yet to establish the cause of the death and the meantime the body has been ferried to College of Medicine for a postmortem.
Reports indicate that Kachikuni complained of slight headache last evening after writing her examination.