A 26-year-old Harare man Friday killed his wife and later committed suicide through injecting himself with a lethal substance following a domestic dispute over an unknown issue.
Police revealed the shock incident via their official Twitter Saturday.
“Police in Harare are investigating circumstances surrounding a murder and suicide case which occurred on 07/01/22 in Kuwadzana,” police said.
“Faith Pirikisi (21) died after sustaining stab wounds on the head and hand following an alleged fight with her husband, Wyne Zvinairo (26) over an undisclosed issue in their room.
“Wyne Zvinairo committed suicide by allegedly injecting himself with an unknown substance after he attempted to flee from the scene and was apprehended by a mob.”
Police reported recovering a knife, string and a container with an unknown substance at the scene.
Investigations are in progress.