Death at a Bulawayo Sleepover
A 29-year-old man, Winford Nyoni, was found dead at his girlfriend’s residential flat in the Central Business Centre.
The Bulawayo Police have launched an investigation into this sudden death, which occurred on Wednesday.
According to Bulawayo Police Spokesperson Inspector Abednico Ncube, the deceased had a history of epilepsy.
Inspector Ncube stated,
The now-deceased arrived at his girlfriend’s house in Bulawayo CBD for a sleepover and appeared drunk.
His girlfriend prepared supper, and after eating, she spread the blankets on the floor where she slept with the now deceased.
On September 21, 2023, at around 9 a.m., when the girlfriend went to work, she left Nyoni playing games on his cellphone, still wrapped in blankets.
Concerned about his silence, she made several attempts to contact him throughout the day but received no response.
- Death at a Bulawayo Sleepover
After returning home at around 3 p.m., she discovered the bedroom door partially closed. To her horror, she found Nyoni lifeless on the floor, facing downwards.
Distraught, she immediately reported the incident to the police, who arrived at the scene and initiated an investigation.
Inspector Ncube revealed that Nyoni had a history of epilepsy but had never sought medical attention.
The deceased had a history of being attacked by epilepsy but had never been attended to by a medical doctor.
Following the police report, Nyoni’s body was transported to the United Bulawayo Hospital mortuary for a postmortem examination.
In light of this tragic incident, Inspector Ncube emphasized the importance of seeking medical attention when feeling unwell.