Kwekwe-Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has launched a manhunt for a suspected killer following the discovery of two dead bodies along Ruvimbo road in Mbizo.
Midlands Provincial Police Spokesperson Inspector Emmanuel Mahoko confirmed receiving reports of the dead people and said police is appealing for information regarding the whereabouts of the killer.
“We are appealing to members of the public with any information that may assist in the arrest of perpetrators of these crimes and those who may know the identity of the deceased female adult to approach any nearest police station,” Mahoko said.
The lifeless bodies were discovered on May 16, 2023 at around 2020 hours by passers-by.
First to be discovered was the body of a lady (age not given) lying in a pool of blood in the middle of the road. A report was made at ZRP Mbizo.
During scene attendance, police were informed by a passing motorist that there was another body of a man, lying in the middle of the same road about 100 metres away from where they were.
The bodies were inspected and police observed that both bodies had several stab wounds.
The man was positively identified as that of Lovemore Marume (64), a resident of Mbizo.
He was last seen by his wife on May 16, 2023 around 1600 hours on his way to church.
The female body has not been identified yet while the motive of the killings is still not known.