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Man fatally stabs his wife and hangs himself at her employer’s house on first day of new job as a nanny

By Mason White 8:04 AM January 11, 2018
The deceased being removed from home

A mother hired a nanny and allowed her to babysit 2 children while she was out of the home.

However, the mother was called to a murder scene that left her home a bloody mess and her older child traumatized.

According to police in Zimbabwe, 35-years-old Munyaradzi Moyo followed his wife on her first day of her new job as a nanny.

At about 2:00 p.m., he went into the home and viciously stabbed his wife, Nomsa Mvere, 25, in front of her employer’s son.

The 6-year-old child was gagged while the 3-year-old was sleeping. Moyo then tried to use a cord to strangle himself but it snapped. He then used a cloth to hang himself.

Neighbors told police that they came to the home after hearing someone screaming for help. They tried to get into the home, but the door was locked from the inside.

The neighbors were eventually able to make their way inside, but it was too late. The nanny died from her stab wounds and her husband was found hanging.

Thankfully, the kids were not physically injured.

Bulawayo police spokesperson Inspector Precious Simango said that they are investigating the incident and they are trying to determine a motive for the callous murder.

The woman’s employer, who was identified as MaPhiri, said she was at a doctor’s appointment when she received the call about the incident. She rushed home to find the horrific scene.

“It’s really traumatizing to leave your house and be ordered
to come back to find pools of blood just after a few hours of absence,” MaPhiri said.

MaPhiri added that Mvere started work the morning of the incident and “she was well. She did not seem to me like someone who was troubled.”