A 23 year old Mkoba 9 man, was recently found floating dead in a disused pool near Machaya dam in what is believed to be a suicide case .
Ganizani Phiri’s body was discovered by a fisherman who then reported the matter to the police who then retrieved the body and positively identified it.
Eyewitnesses claim that, Phiri was found with his phone in his pocket in a protective plastic bag for possibly easy identification thus suggesting possible suicide.
Circumstances are that Phiri was involved in a hit and run accident when the vehicle he was driving veered of the road and hit two pedestrians who suffered serious injuries.
It is alleged that, Phiri then fled and left his vehicle at the scene .
The police attended the scene and the injured were referred to Gweru Provincial hospital.
Assistant Inspector Ethel Mukwende said that investigations were underway to determine if the death was a suspected suicide or accident.