Man who killed a woman and dumped her body in bush arrested after confessing during church service

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A Man who allegedly killed a woman and dumped the body in a bush has been arrested after confessing to the killing during a church service.

Lameck Masumukire (25) allegedly killed Petunia Gomo (20) in Mukumbura Village, Mashonaland Central on 5 August after suspecting she was bewitching him.

While police were still investigating, Masumukire made a confession at church.

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Police did not reveal which of his fellow congregants snitched on him when they released a statement about his arrest.

“Police in Mukumbura have arrested Lameck Masumukire (25) in connection with a case of murder in which Petunia Gomo (20) was found dead in a bushy area near Senga Village, Chiswiti, Mukumbura on 05/08/23.

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“The suspect confessed at a church gathering that he stabbed the victim on the throat and chest after suspecting that she was bewitching him. Police have since recovered a blood-stained okapi knife which was used to commit the offence,” read the statement.

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