Man found dead at Kapoto market

A-49-year-old man of Kitwe has died in a sudden and unnatural at Kapoto market area.

Copperbelt Police Commanding Officer Peacewell Mweemba said brief facts are that the victim for the past four days was experiencing bad cough because he was asthmatic and yesterday December 4, 2023 at around 15:30 hours he left home for church and at 20:00 hours he called the wife that he was feeling cold and he needed his winter coat.

Mr Mweemba said they agreed to meet at Kapoto Market bus stop.

He said when the wife reached the market she tried to call the husband but his phone went unanswered and she decided to go back home thinking he could have already reached home.

However she found that he was not yet home, she tried to reach the husband on his phone but the line was not going through and so she decided to go back to the market.

She later found him lying dead facing upward about five meters away from the road next to a booth at Kapoto market near the bus stop at around 2130 hrs.

Alice Nachilembe

Alice Nachilembe is a Journalist who yearns for a better country with leaders being accountable to their mandate without oppressing the governed.