76-year-old Zambian resident dies at OR Tambo airport

A 76-year-old Zambian resident of Australian origin has died of suspected cardiac arrest at Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport in South Africa.

This is according to a statement issued by Zambia’s High Commission to South Africa first secretary for press and public relations Naomi Nyawali.

“An Australian National, resident in Zambia died on Friday evening enroute to Zambia. The man identified as Frank John Price, 76 years old, died of suspected cardiac arrest at Oliver Reginald Tambo International (ORTI) Airport in transit from Australia to Zambia. Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa, His Excellency Mr. Emmanuel Mwamba confirmed the sad development. Mr Price was traveling with his spouse, a Zambian national. The Couple had gone for holiday to his home country,” stated Nyawali.

“According to Zambian government records, Mr. Price is an Australian national holding a permanent resident permit and is as an established resident of Chingola. The body is being held at a funeral parlour in Johannesburg and will be repatriated to Zambia when due formalities are completed.”

         

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