Father Thomas Muhosha, who was recently convicted in connection with the murder of a person with albinism, Macdonald Masambuka, has died.
Episcopal Conference of Malawi Secretary General Father Henry Saindi confirmed of the death to Zodiak Online, adding that Muhosha died at Zomba Central Hospital on Tuesday.
Father Muhosha was among 11 suspects found guilty in the case of the abduction and murder of Masambuka and the high court last month consequently handed him a 30-year jail sentence.
The Catholic church priest was convicted of possession of human tissue.
Last week, Fr. Muhosha was admitted to hospital over mental issues.
Prisons spokesperson Chimwemwe Shaba said a postmortem will be conducted to establish the exact cause of Muhosha’s death.
The church said it was processing his laicization by the time of his death.
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