Emmanuel Muchingamidzwa (33) of Makondo new stands in Chiredzi who went missing on July 16, 2019 was found dead on Sunday at Muteri dam, Hippo Valley Estate.
Chief Inspector Charity Mazula confirmed the tragedy.
Muchingamidzwa went to the dam for fish poaching with his friends Tanaka Masihoro (22) and Obert Mutembwa (21). It is understood that after seeing game scouts Emmanuel jumped into the dam and the other two ran into the bush.
Tanaka and Obert made a report to the police that they were not seeing their fellow friend.
On July 21 whilst police officers from support unit were on patrol with the game scouts, they discovered the body at the edge of the dam floating.
The police attended the scene with the deceased relatives and the body was ferried to Chiredzi hospital for post-mortem