78-year-old Gokwe woman brutally murdered in shocking axe attack
In a horrifying incident, a 78-year-old woman from Gokwe, identified as Aletah Tsvangirai, was found dead in her bedroom with a fractured skull.
The police revealed that an unknown suspect had mercilessly struck her with an axe, leading to her untimely demise. The shocking murder unfolded on December 1, 2023, at a residence in Murozvi Village, Chief Chireya, Gokwe.
Authorities have launched a thorough investigation into the case, treating it as a murder. According to a statement released by the police, the lifeless body of the victim was discovered lying on the floor inside her bedroom hut. Aletah Tsvangirai had suffered a fatal blow to her skull, causing severe bleeding. The identity and motive of the assailant remain unknown at this time.
“Police in Gokwe are investigating a case of murder which occurred at a house in Murozvi Village, Chief Chireya, Gokwe on 01/12/23 in which Aletah Tsvangirai (78) died. The body of the victim was found lying on the floor in a bedroom hut with a fractured skull and was bleeding from the head after she was struck with an axe by an unknown suspect,” reads the statement.