In a rather shocking development, a 41-year-old married woman from Mpopoma, a Bulawayo suburb died under unclear circumstances after spending the night at her lover’s house.
Siphilisiwe Nkomo, died on Wednesday morning after she had spent the night at Jona Chigovanyika’s house. She was rushed to Mpilo Central Hospital where she was pronounced dead after having breathing difficulties while at Chigovanyika’s house
Bulawayo provincial police spokesperson Inspector Abednico Ncube confirmed the tragic incident that happened on the 18th of December to The Chronicle saying;
“I can confirm that a woman identified as Siphilisiwe Nkomo (41) of Mpopoma was pronounced dead on arrival at Mpilo Central Hospital. We are now waiting for post-mortem results to establish the cause of death.”
According to a relative who spoke on condition of anonymity, the now-deceased Nkomo was drinking beer together with Chigovanyika before deciding to spend the night at his place of residence. However, the following morning, she allegedly started having breathing problems and was rushed to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.
“The woman died at around 10 am after she was rushed to hospital having breathing difficulties,” said the relative.
The police said they are treating the matter as sudden death as she died under mysterious circumstances. The police are still currently waiting for a post-mortem report to establish what caused her death.
Meanwhile, investigations are already underway as they try to ascertain what caused Nkomo’s sudden death.