Sex death: Fresh details emerge

HARARE - The family of a Bindura businesswoman who died on Tuesday night moments after a suspected sexual encounter with a top High Court judge, announced yesterday that they had requested a coroner’s inquest into their mother’s death.

The family of 55-year-old Gladys Farai Mangwiro believes that there must be an autopsy, so that they find closure. 

With the chain of events that led to her death raising a few eyebrows as details of her last hours have began to surface, close family members told the Daily News yesterday that the body of Mangwiro was found lying naked at her home.

However, the “male counterpart”, who reported the matter to police was nowhere in sight when the law enforcement agents came to pick up the body.

Blood and froth were streaming from Mangwiro’s mouth.

Family members said it took some time for the male counterpart to report the case to police. This has angered family members.

The political leadership of Mashonaland Central including the resident minister Martin Dinha attended the funeral wake yesterday.

Mangwiro is expected to be buried today.

Close family sources said the male counterpart was a regular at the deceased’s house and often came in his official Mercedes Benz.

“She was found naked on the floor, frothing with blood on her mouth,” said a family source.

“When we heard that she had died, we rushed to her lodge, thinking that she had been involved in an accident because we had seen her on that day.

“However, we were informed that she had died at her home and when we went there, the male counterpart was not in sight.”

The unidentified man is a High Court judge (name withheld because police have not officially confirmed) who had been having an affair with the deceased for “quite a span”.

The judge rushed to the police when the woman became unresponsive after the two engaged in a sex act, according to police sources in Bindura where the judge allegedly made the report.

Family members also confirmed the judge and the woman were together in the bedroom when tragedy struck.
The businesswoman was later pronounced dead at a Bindura Hospital.

Family members on Thursday told the Daily News that Mangwiro developed sudden respiratory complication just before midnight on Tuesday.

Attempts to resuscitate her were fruitless.

But it emerged yesterday that the devastated judge unsuccessfully tried to save the woman, who lived alone.

A prominent resident of Bindura, Mangwiro sat on the boards of the Hospitality Association of Zimbabwe and the National Aids Council.

She was one of the most eminent women in Bindura having won the Mashonaland Central businesswoman of the year in 2010.

She was also a  regular contributor to the Mayor’s Cheer Fund.

A top government official told this paper that theywere going to look into the matter.

According to the daughters, their mother was diagnosed with asthma a month ago and was given an inhaler that was found on her bedside after she died.

Mangwiro leaves behind three children and one grandson.

The Mangwiro family said they were still awaiting a post mortem report before her burial on Saturday at Pote Safaris, about 20km along the Bindura-Harare road.

Comments (29)

REPORTER WAKADHAKWA, JUDGE AKATAURWA PA ZBC NEWS ON THURSDAY NIGHT, SO DONT LIE KUTI THE NAME IS WITHELD. AKATAURWA PICTURE IKATOBUDA....

ZEX MOTSI - 18 January 2014

yOU ARE BEHIND WITH YOUR FACTS AND THEY ARE ALSO INCORECT. tHAT NOT THE LATEST AND CORRECT POSITION REPORTER.

MNK - 18 January 2014

kufa avhikwirwa ,Inga mahwani chaiwo,zvichireva kuti uyu mukwiri unoto kwira rough sebenzi, pakakwirwa munhu apa,aaaaaah yaaaa!

Chaitichouya Chikopokopo - 18 January 2014

kufa aChikwirwa ,Inga mahwani chaiwo,zvichireva kuti uyu mukwiri unoto kwira rough sebenzi, pakakwirwa munhu apa,aaaaaah yaaaa!

Chaitichouya Chikopokopo - 18 January 2014

kufa aChikwirwa ,Inga mahwani chaiwo,zvichireva kuti uyu mukwiri unoto kwira rough sebenzi, pakakwirwa munhu apa,aaaaaah yaaaa!

Chaitichouya Chikopokopo - 18 January 2014

At least akafa anakirwa, shame, chinhu chinonaka ichi

CDE TONGO - 18 January 2014

Knowing Zpfs history with Pius Ncube and Eliza Tsvangirai. This woman cud have been ...... We know very well how much they are after Judge Hungwe

Facebhuku - 18 January 2014

hameno zvenyu vakadzi munotapiswa front ne mapolitical party especialy zanu kuti mudonedze intergrity yevarume .iyesvino bonde rinowuraya

hombe - 18 January 2014

Justice Hungwe vakapenga nhai??????kikikik

Clemence Tashaya - 18 January 2014

adultery kills eventually

Christian - 18 January 2014

I now wonder if our literacy rate really indicate the maturity as well of the so educated Zimbabweans. You need to read the above comments to concur with me. Look at the debate above, words used and apparent disregard of our African norm and culture. You write so bad about a mother who seems to have been a good citizen, you also to paint a very bad image about her male friend who mast be grieving . Look at yourselves!

dungas - 19 January 2014

I dont think there is any foul play. They were having sex. whether they used sex enhancers, or what, its a natural death. My suspicion, basing on their age is that they used sex enhancers and the woman was athmatic. Hapana nyaya apa.

onslo - 19 January 2014

Varume chokwadi ngechekuti,Hungwe wakaponda mukadzi uyu,wether waponda ngembo***o,kuponda kuponda basi.Hungwe une mhosva.

josefa chinotimba - 19 January 2014

chaitichouya chikopokopo wakapenga mufesi wangu pakakwigwa munhu zvomenemene!

wezhira - 19 January 2014

@dungas above, I salute you for your patriotism and good manners. You are so very sensible and I have learnt much from your post. iyi haisi nyaya ye wafaf wanaka...evidence is there that these two lovers were in a relationship. They both deserve everyone's respect and the respect for the dead!

TaTanga - 20 January 2014

death is death no matter how it came we all shall die respect the couple iwe wako akafa nei?

Themba - 20 January 2014

respect ma ASS that NIQQA fucked e bitch like SHIT till death.....kkkkkkkk e nigga had a B.I.G DICK.....we respect your DICK PAPA....

phillarr - 20 January 2014

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good year - 22 January 2014

Mai Kujenga a creative business woman, a loving sister, does not deserve to be heaped with foul language after her death, Bindura society has lost a mother, an organiser, an employer an ambassador for aggressive women in Zimbabwe, I am hurt in the sense that i designed her house, designed lodges built at Mayfair , Farai Kujenga was fair in business, her hospitality was good, her food catering was of a high standard, hope Kudzi will maintain that, Farai Kujenga deserves to be honoured as she rests, i salute her as a citizen.

LINCOLN MUSIMWA - 23 January 2014

Mai Kujenga a creative business woman, a loving sister, does not deserve to be heaped with foul language after her death, Bindura society has lost a mother, an organiser, an employer an ambassador for aggressive women in Zimbabwe, I am hurt in the sense that i designed her house, designed lodges built at Mayfair , Farai Kujenga was fair in business, her hospitality was good, her food catering was of a high standard, hope Kudzi will maintain that, Farai Kujenga deserves to be honoured as she rests, i salute her as a citizen.

LINCOLN MUSIMWA - 23 January 2014

Mai Kujenga a creative business woman, a loving sister, does not deserve to be heaped with foul language after her death, Bindura society has lost a mother, an organiser, an employer an ambassador for aggressive women in Zimbabwe, I am hurt in the sense that i designed her house, designed lodges built at Mayfair , Farai Kujenga was fair in business, her hospitality was good, her food catering was of a high standard, hope Kudzi will maintain that, Farai Kujenga deserves to be honoured as she rests, i salute her as a citizen.

LINCOLN MUSIMWA - 23 January 2014

Mai Kujenga a creative business woman, a loving sister, does not deserve to be heaped with foul language after her death, Bindura society has lost a mother, an organiser, an employer an ambassador for aggressive women in Zimbabwe, I am hurt in the sense that i designed her house, designed lodges built at Mayfair , Farai Kujenga was fair in business, her hospitality was good, her food catering was of a high standard, hope Kudzi will maintain that, Farai Kujenga deserves to be honoured as she rests, i salute her as a citizen.

LINCOLN MUSIMWA - 23 January 2014

@Lincoln musimwa. yes we appreciate that . yes we myt say she lived an exemplary life bt u know wat, kanduru kaya kepahuku ukasakabvisa kano svibisa nyama yose yotadza kudyika. izvi ndizvo vaitwa na mai mangwiro. from a naked eye seeing her the outside appearance, she seemed to b a gud person tobva tavafarira, but tarisa maguo acho, anonyadzisa, unomira pa graveside uchipa speech yekutii manje, nekufa kwenzira iyi. I also noted kti she sat mu board re national aids council but vachiita zvakadai, kana newewo, haunganyare here, worse off na judge vanhu vanotozivisisa kudarika isu. nomatter hw much u try to paint a clean chronicle of her life white, but everyone z not bothered abt that everyone takes home the type of death. rest in peace amai mangwiro

ari ben menashe - 23 January 2014

Everyone is entitled to sme hapiness. She did not mean any harm to anyone hence she was descrete in her dealings with the judge who is obviously another lady's husband. Its an unfortunate ending to life. Her good work and contribution to society should not be eclipsed by this sad ending. She came, performed and went.

Revelation - 23 January 2014

Afa anaka, it is for God to judge as we do not have the jurisdiction biblically. Do not speak ill of the dead, concentrate on your relationship with God for the salvation of your soul, invest more time in Christian activities and not on observations for social judgements .

LINCOLN MUSIMWA - 24 January 2014

WAS THE JUGDE SINGLE AS WELL?

wax murehwa - 25 January 2014

lincoln musimwa .you are but liking punk. period

wax murehwa - 25 January 2014

How can you conclude that they had sex before death. Inhaler was closer to her body meaning that this was an asthma attack I am talking from experience because my wife is asmathic. There are no facts or reasons to suggest that Hungwe was stupid enough to demand sex from a friend having breathing complications. Asthma can not attack suddenly and this means that Hungwe saw this even before the rompimng you are alleging him.

Chasura - 26 January 2014

Asina chivi ngaakande dombo,ini ziii zvangu.Mwari mundiregerere zvitadzo zvangu..Zvandiremera ini.

fatso - 27 January 2014

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