|The late Mitchel Musharu|
The police, who had ruled out foul play
on the death of Mitchel Musharu, saying they suspected drowning have turned
around and opened a murder investigation after post mortem results are said to
have shown indications that the girl could have been murdered.
Masvingo provincial police spokesperson
Inspector Kudakwashe Dhewa confirmed the development saying the police now
suspect murder on the death of Musharu after the post mortem results.
“Initially the police had ruled out
foul play into the death of Musharu after the body was discovered without any
“Now that the post mortem results are
out, it has been discovered that the cause of death was not drowning as
initially thought. We have since opened a murder investigation,” said Inspector
The deceased, who went missing on April
17 at Nyika Growth Point, was found a week later in a disused septic tank by
her parents who immediately notified the police.