Malawi budding golfer Bashir Sherriff Jr who was in his mid teens committed suicide in his room of the parents house.
The son of veteran golfer and former Blantyre Sports Club golf Captain Bashir Sherrif Sr and Netball Association of Malawi Treasurer Abgail Sherrif was found dead in the morning.
But sources said no reasons were immediately established for committing the suicide.
“Please note that a son a fellow golfer, Bashir Shariff today passed away after he committed suicide. Please let us find time to visit and encourage him during this difficult time,” Blantyre Sports Club Secretary, Khomani said.
“Please also be advised that his son, Bashir Junior was a junior golfer.”
A number of friends and family have sent their condolences to the family.
“This so devastating such a young boy, RIP. Very sad!! MHSRIP!! So sad indeed may his soul rest in peace. Too sad. I though his other son was also recently killed,” reads some of the messages to the bereaved family.
The body of the junior golfer was buried on Friday afternoon at CI Moslem cemetery.