An unidentified woman is reported to have shot her alleged boyfriend in the back of the head before turning the gun on herself at Reading House in Bulawayo. The gun which was used was stolen after a house was broken into in Bulawayo. The man has been identified as Heater Chauke a diesel plant fitter at the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ).
National Police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba confirmed the incident saying,
I can confirm that we are investigating a murder case where two people were found dead. The man was lying on the floor with a bullet wound on the back of his head while the woman was lying on the bed with a gun wound on the left side of her head. The woman was holding the pistol with her right hand. The weapon used was reported missing from a house in Bellevue suburb on Sunday. The money that was stolen at that house was found in the woman’s bag.