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48 days after going missing, Ndola husband was discovered dead in a dam.

The body of a 42-year-old man from Ndola’s Nkwazi township has been found close to a dam, 48 days after he went missing.

The body of Michael Lumpa, who is said to have vanished from his house on June 10 of this year, has been found and identified by his wife Bridget Chilufya, 40.

Police were notified of a case of suspected suicide in which the victim is thought to have thrown himself in a dam under mysterious circumstances, according to Copperbelt Province Commanding Officer Sharon Zulu.

“Ms Chilufya reported that her husband, Mr Lumpa went missing on June 10, this year around 19:00 hours. She said that the body was found yesterday, July 28th around 11:00 hours at Ngwenya dam in Nkwazi overspill area. The body was identified by her that it was her the husband and was later buried at kawama cemetery, in Ndola,” she said.

She continued by saying that an inquiry file had been launched to conduct additional research into the situation.

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