An Early Childhood Development (ECD) teacher based in Harare who had been reported missing was found dead on a mountain on Friday.
Police said the body of Magdalene Mandiveyi, who was an ECD teacher at Budiriro 4 Primary School in Harare, was found on Aspindale Mountain in Mufakose.
Her belongings, which included a black handbag, a black wallet, a phone and cash amounting to US$5.00 and ZWL$1 290.00 was found on the scene.
In a statement, police said they are investigating the circumstances that led to Mandiveyi’s death. The statement, posted on the ZRP Twitter page reads:
The ZRP is investigating circumstances surrounding the death of Magdalene Mandiveyi, who was an ECD teacher at Budiriro 4 Primary School in Harare.
The deceased was reported missing and later found dead on 27/01/23 in Aspindale Mountain, Mufakose.
A black handbag, a black wallet containing the deceased’s national ID, a black Samsung cellphone, an Edgars card, a Jet company receipt, two pens, two markers, a payslip in the deceased‘s name, USD5.00 cash and ZWL$1 290.00 cash were recovered at the scene. Next of kin have been advised.
Anyone with information that may assist in the investigation of the case to contact any nearest station.