Octogenarian murdered in Mathangwane

TATITOWN: An old woman was murdered in Busulane lands near Mathangwane over the weekend, the police have said.

Tatitown Police Station commander, Superintendent Cyprian Magalila said the 88-year-old woman was living alone.

He said the police were alerted about the death by the woman’s children who had visited her at the lands on Sunday night. “On arrival the police found the old woman lying in a pool of blood with fresh injuries, raising suspicion that she might have been stabbed with something sharp,” he said. Magalila added that they have not arrested anyone yet in connection to the crime. He pleaded with the public to help with information that can lead to arrest of suspects. “We are waiting for postmortem results to determine the cause of death. The deceased’s body is currently at Nyangabgwe Referral Hospital (NRH) mortuary,” said Magalila.

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