Dad kills 3 sons, hangs self

MASVINGO - A Masvingo dad allegedly killed his three children before hanging himself inside his house, police confirmed on Wednesday.

Peter Zhanero, the Masvingo police spokesperson, told the Daily News that Aaron Muchwa (51) of Rukudo village under Chief Ndanga in Zaka was on Tuesday morning found hanging in his house with the hacked trio of Pedzisayi Muchwa (18), Pearson Muchwa (9) and Patmore Muchwa (3)  lying prostrate besides him.

“We suspect that he could have killed his children because he left a suicide note,” Zhanero said.

Although police said they were still investigating the murder to find the motive, Muchwa had just divorced his wife.

Zhanero said the dad left a suicide note outside the house which read: “We are dead inside.”

The note was discovered by a passer-by, who alerted police.

“We want to tell the people of Zimbabwe to value life,” Zhanero said.

“When people have a problem, they must be able to solve them amicably without resorting to killing each other.”

Masvingo Province tops murder cases with High Court judge Tadius Karwi recently appealing to traditional leaders and other stakeholders in the province to intervene.

Comments (2)

Very, very, very cruel

gracia - 4 July 2013

or they were killed

Chomusaiziya - 4 July 2013

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