Thursday, August 11, 2022

4 family members, 2 dogs found dead in Gutu

Ass Comm Paul Nyathi

 Kimberly Kusauka

GUTU— In a
suspected case of food poisoning, four members of a family including a their
two dogs were found dead last Saturday with the police having already started

 National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul
Nyathi confirmed the incident saying the four family members were found foaming
on the mouth with all signs pointing to poisoning.

“The police is investigating a case of suspected food
poisoning which occurred on April 17, at village 3A Mushaviri, Gutu, where four
family members and two dogs were found dead with vomits coming out of their
mouths and nostrils.

“The deceased bodies
were taken to Gutu Hospital for post mortem and we urge the members of public
to come forward with any information regarding to this matter,” said Nyati.

The deceased Gamuchirai Guta (90), Tawanda Murova (34),
Eunice Gochore (69) and Jacob Ziracha (18) were found dead at their homestead
by their neighbor Salimu Kadanda who immediately reported the matter to the

It has not
been clear as to what the family ate which led to the tragedy.

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