A 19-year-old Gweru lady was found hanging from the roof trusses at her home in Mkoba, Gweru in a case of suspected suicide.
Midlands Provincial Police Spokesperson, Inspector Mahoko confirmed the incident which occurred on June 14.
He identified the deceased as Charlene Anesu Marobana? a Form 4 student at Progress College in Mkoba 14, hanged herself from the roof trusses using an electrical cable
“We are investigating a case of sudden death where a 19-year-old female was found hanging from a roof truss in Mkoba in Gweru. It is alleged that Charlene Anesu Marobana a Form 4 student at Progress College in Mkoba 14, hanged herself from the roof trusses using an electrical cable,” said Mahoko.
The body was discovered by her young sister who informed relatives. The relatives then made a report to the police.
The body was taken to Gweru Provincial Hospital for postmortem.
Mahoko said it was suspected that the teenager committed suicide.
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