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Mentally-ill teenage boy mauled by crocs in Malawi

01 February 2016, 14:47

Nkatabay – An 18-year-old mentally-ill teenage boy was reportedly mauled by crocodiles at Lufupa River in Malawi's Malenga Sanga village at the weekend. 

According to Malawi24, only Clifford Phiri's head and spine were found. 

A close relative said Phiri, because of his mental illness, would sometimes wander-off and go missing.

In this incident his body was found two days later.

Also Read: Witchcraft murders: Malawi cops arrest 10

This is the second incident in Malawi, in at least two weeks, where mental illness was apparently involved. 

Two weeks ago, a mother of three, who was deemed mentally-ill, was arrested for the murder of her children in the Mchinji District. 

The woman, 38, allegedly hit her sons to death with a hoe handle.

- News24


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