The Herald has confirmed that an ecd teacher from Mufakose was found lying dead in a maize field close to Aspindale.

The teacher went missing last week and many were shocked when a lady reported that she found a dead body in her field.

It has been reported that she was found with a black purse, 5 dollars, a payslip, ballpens and other belongings.

In a statement, police said they are investigating the circumstances that led to Mandiveyi’s death. The statement, posted on the ZRP Twitter page reads:

The ZRP is investigating circumstances surrounding the death of Magdalene Mandiveyi, who was an ECD teacher at Budiriro 4 Primary School in Harare.

The deceased was reported missing and later found dead on 27/01/23 in Aspindale Mountain, Mufakose.

A black handbag, a black wallet containing the deceased’s national ID, a black Samsung cellphone, an Edgars card, a Jet company receipt, two pens, two markers, a payslip in the deceased‘s name, USD5.00 cash and ZWL$1 290.00 cash were recovered at the scene. Next of kin have been advised.

Anyone with information that may assist in the investigation of the case to contact any nearest station.