People in Kamterera village in the area of Senior Chief Mwadzama in Nkhotakota district on Friday May 20th discovered a dead body in decomposed state of unknown woman in the bush.
The body, according to information provided by police, was discovered by some children who had gone to the bush to hunt mice.
It was discovered in a decomposed state. The children hurriedly reported the matter to the village chief who with other subjects visited the scene before reporting the matter to Mkaika Police Unit.
Police accompanied by medical officers from Nkhotakota District Hospital visited the scene. Postmortem could not establish the root cause of the death due to the decomposed state of the deceased body.
So far, no one has claimed knowledge on the deceased identities or missing relative.
Police have since launched an investigation on the mysterious death of the woman and are appealing to the general public for any information related to matter.