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Woman found with axe stuck in her jaw

In a heartwrenching incident, an Epworth woman is in critical condition at the hospital after she was found with an axe stuck in her jaw last Friday.

Violet Gwengwere’s neighbours woke up and rushed to her place of residents after hearing her chilling cries for help. at around midnight.

One of Violet’s neighbours, Munyaradzi Pasarai, said:

“I was asleep when I heard a woman screaming,” said Munyaradzi.

“I found Violet battling for her life, unable to speak with an axe stuck in her right jaw. We do not know who attacked her since she was unable to speak and we rushed her to hospital,” he said.

Harare provincial police spokesperson, Inspector Luckmore Chakanza, has appealed for information that may lead to the arrest of the suspect.

“Police are investigating an attempted murder case where a woman was axed by an unknown person in Epworth,” said Insp Chakanza.

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