A 20-YEAR OLD woman was found dead at Magamba Training Centre in Mutare after she was offered a place to sleep at the college by a male student. The woman, whose name police did not reveal, was coming from Mutare Provincial Hospital on her way home in Odzi. Police suspect she was strangled by unknown assailants.
Chief police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba confirmed the incident. Investigations are underway. “We are investigating a case in which a 20-year-old woman was murdered by tying her neck with a scarf at Magamba Training Centre, Mutare, on September 13, 2015 at around 8pm,” she said.
It is alleged that the woman and the student boarded a car from the hospital. On reaching Magamba Training Centre, the woman asked for a place to sleep as it was late.
“The student went to seek authority to have her accommodated. When he came back a few minutes later he could not locate her,” said Snr Asst Comm Charamba.
“The woman was found dead the following day with a scarf tied around her neck and blood oozing from the nose and mouth.”
Police are appealing to anyone with information which may lead to the arrest of the culprits to report to the nearest police station or to contact the National Complaints Desk on (04) 703631.