Dadirai Mashonga

No PhotoName: Dadirai Mashonga.
Died: July 13, 2017.
Age at death: 40.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Magunje, Zimbabwe.
Disability: Deaf.

Details:
When a local businessman offered him $4000 for a human head to use for a ritual, Dadirai’s brother waited until she was alone, killed her with an axe, and decapitated her.

Perpetrator: Robert Tazvireva and Samuel Mashonga (Brother), charged with murder.

Source:
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Leslie Denn

No PhotoName: Leslie John Denn.
Died: May 9, 2016.
Age at death: Adult.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Borrowdale, Zimbabwe.
Disability: Depression.

Details:
Leslie was shot in the back of the head. His fiance claimed he had been suicidal, and he had indeed been under treatment for depression, but police ruled it a murder. Leslie’s fiance is now under suspicion, having been with him when he died, having burned the mattress on which he was lying, and having reported his death as a suicide.

He was a businessman who had been the board chairman of CMED and managing director of Nemchen.

Perpetrator: Pilary Ashton (Fiance), under suspicion.

Source:
‘CMED boss murdered’
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Forgiveness Sibanda

No PhotoName: Forgiveness Sibanda.
Died: June 21, 2015.
Age at death: 3.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Mafohla village, Umguza, Zimbabwe.
Disability: Unspecified.

Details:
While Forgiveness’s mother was at the canal doing the laundry, his father hit him on the head and killed him. When his mother came back, his father threatened to kill her too if she reported the murder, and put her on a bus to tell her mother that the child had died of natural causes. But Forgiveness’s mother went to the police instead, and the toddler’s body was found buried in the backyard.

Perpetrator: Jeremiah Filbert Sibanda (Father), charged with murder.

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