Police in Bulawayo metropolitan province have confirmed the discovery of a dead body in a maize field in Matshobana suburb.
The body of Eddy Dube (28) was found dumped in a maize field behind Petro Trade by residents who had gone to the fields to harvest maize.
The residents then notified their chairperson Baricos Tavarwisa who reported the matter to the police.
The body was found with a deep stab wound under the armpit and there was a trail of blood stretching for about 200 meters from where it lay.
Dube had most of his belongings including a satchel containing clothes, his wallet containing US$20, ZW$10 and bank cards as well as his mobile phone.
Chronicle reported sources saying Dube was employed as a machine operator at a local company and had been told to report for duty by his bosses but never made it to work.
Bulawayo provincial police spokesperson Inspector Abednico Ncube appealed to members of the public who might have information that may lead to the location and arrest of the murderer or murderers to report to their nearest police station.