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Kabompo man, 66, axed to death

BY JACKSON MAPAPAYI

A 66-year-old man has been axed to death by unknown people in Kabompo.

The incident occurred on Saturday around 19:00  hours at Mukundu village in chief Kalunga’s area and was reported by his wife Sends Chinyemba.

North western process nice deputy commissioner of police Fred Mulenga identified the deceased as Lwiji Miyutu.

Dr Mulenga said when police rushed to the scene, they found the body in a pool of blood facing upwards.

“And Upon physical inspection, the body was found with a deep cut on the right side of the back of the head,” said Dr Mulenga.

He said an axe with a wooden handle was later  discovered within the crime scene area.

He said the motive for the killing has not yet been established and that investigations have been instituted while the body has been deposited in Kabompo district hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.

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