Police in Mashonaland Central Province last week found a body of a middle-aged man floating in Gulliver Dam, Mvurwi.
Police suspect that the deceased may have been finishing when he drowned after some fisherman’s nets were found close to the spot where the body was retrieved.
Police Criminal Investigations Department (CID) spokesperson Detective Inspector Portia Chinho has appealed to members of the public who could be missing a relative to come and identify the dead body. Chinho said in a press release:
The Zimbabwe Republic Police, Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Mvurwi is appealing for information that may lead to the identification of a dead body.
It is of a male aged between 35 and 40 years and about 1, 75 to 1, 8 metres.
The deceased was wearing a khaki three-quarter short with a brown leather belt, red t-shirt written Gucci and a khaki shirt.
The dead body was taken to Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals for post mortem which indicated that the cause of death was head trauma hence the case is being investigated as a suspected murder.
We are also appealing to members of the public who might have information on the circumstances surrounding the death of the man to come forward and assist the police.
For more information please contact CID Mvurwi on 06621 62577 or 0772 331 952, national complaints desk on 0242 703631, WhatsApp number 0712800197 or any nearest police station.