Livingstone Man After Drinking Spree Dies

An alleged drinking spree has left a Livingstone man dead after he attempted to cross a drainage system following a heavy downpour in the city.

Joe Chinyama a resident of Maramba Township D-Section area fell into a concrete drainage and was swept by the current and failed to escape the muddy water as he screamed for help.

Several people that saw him at Maramba Market tried to rescue him but vanished in the water leading into the Seasonal Maramba River.

By broadcast time the Livingstone Fire Brigade and the Police Service had not yet retrieved Chinyama’s body because of uncertainty on the location of his remains.