A Bulawayo man on Wednesday killed his wife in cold blood and went on to sexually abuse her corpse in full view of the couple’s two minor children.
National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the incident that occurred on 7th December 2022 at a house in Cowdray Park in Bulawayo.
He identified the suspect as Judge Evans Zinzombe (36). Said Asst Comm Nyathi:
The suspect allegedly sneaked into the room where his wife Pholomina Mabika (32), daughter (12), and son (7) before strangling her to death with his hands.
The suspect and his wife were reportedly having marital disputes which forced them to sleep in separate rooms.
After the callous murder, the suspect allegedly went on to sexually abuse the body in full view of his children.
The children spent the whole night with the body before a police report was made in the morning.
Police later said the body of the suspect was found hanging in a local church in Cowdray Park.