A 33 year old woman of Chikanjebela village in Shiwang`andu district has been found dead after a drinking spree prior to the opening of a mobile market called umunanda.

Chimpundu Ward Councilor Makumba Nsuluka and Muchinga Province Police Commissioner Joel Njase have confirmed the incident and identified the deceased as Nsofwa Bele who was last spotted drinking beer on Sunday.

He said it is alleged that Bele, a mother of five was found dead after a drinking spree at Chakobe village near the market around 07:00 hours on Monday by members of the public.

And Mr Njase said the matter is still under Police investigation to ascertain the cause of her death.