By Pemphero Malimba
A 56-year-old woman in Dedza district has been gruesomely murdered after unknown assailants crushed her head with a heavy stone whilst she slept on the veranda of her house.
Police have disclosed to Timveni that the victim and her husband wanted to get fresh air following very hot temperatures the country has been experiencing.
The husband is said to have woken up to the sight of his wife in a pool of blood.
Police have identified the deceased as Iness Kamkuza from Nazikhale Village in the area of Traditional Authority Kachindamoto in the district.
Authorities say the district has recorded forty six murder cases from January to October.