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By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent
THE residents of Chinhoyi have expressed shock over the cold-blooded murder of a woman by her husband in a row over the couple’s cool drink.
The suspect identified as Nelson Nhunge allegedly killed his wife Faith Mhlanga (36) following a quarrel over a soft drink meant for the couple’s schoolchildren.
The gruesome incident happened around 11 am Thursday in Ruvimbo Phase 1, Chinhoyi.
The couple had a heated argument after the husband drank the beverage meant for their school-going kids, resulting resulting in Mhlanga stabbing his wife three times on the neck using a kitchen knife.
Mhlanga reportedly died on the spot as a result of the heinous attack after bleeding profusely.
Sources said the couple had a long history of domestic violence.
Efforts to get comment from Mashonaland West police spokesperson Margaret Chitove were fruitless at the time of publishing.