A 39 year old man has been found dead near Lunkhwakwa stream in Chipata district.
Eastern Province deputy police commissioner, Diamond Likashi has confirmed the incident to Breeze News.
Mr. Likashi identified the man as Hambe Ngulube, aged 39 years and believed to be from Mchini compound.
He says Mr. Ngulube was found dead in the early hours of yesterday.
He says the police, who went to the scene do not suspect any foul play.
Mr. Likashi added that the body is lying in the Chipata Central Hospital mortuary awaiting post-mortem