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Lusaka’s Mtendere township boy found dead in a pit latrine

General News Lusaka’s Mtendere township boy found dead in a pit latrine

Zambia Police spokesperson Esther Katongo
Zambia Police spokesperson Esther Katongo

A 15-year-old boy of Lusaka’s Mtendere township has been found dead in a pit latrine behind his parent’s house.

The deceased identified as Kelpa Ndumba, a grade nine pupil at Vera Chiluba Primary School, was discovered lifeless with his belt tightly tied around his neck.

Mother to the deceased,Charity Ndumba has told Smart Eagles that she last saw her son Saturday night around 22hours when he excused himself to go to the lavatory.

She said after realising that Kelpa had not returned to the house, she got concerned and called his aunt who resides nearby to find out if he had visited her.

The vividly shocked bereaved mother added that Kelpa’s aunt who she did not name said she had not seen him at the time of inquiry.

Mrs. Ndumba said it dawned without knowing the whereabouts of Kelpa and at about 06hrs this Morning she found him dead in a pit latrine at the back of her house.

And Police spokesperson Esther Katongo has confirmed receipt of the information about the incident.

She said Police suspect the juvenile was murdered.

Mrs. Katongo says the deceased’s body has been deposited to the University Teaching Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.

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  1. @2.1 The boy was ONLY 15 and not even voting AGE why say he is NOT PRESIDENTIAL MATERIAL? RESPECT the dead bane very sorry to the family so sad a young man die at a tender AGE MHSRIP and hope police do a good Job , bring the culprits to book

  2. The police are always doing their best to provide law and order at cost, Keep it up Men and Women in Uniform.

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