Tapiwa Makore’s Burial Date Set For This Month:
The remains of the slain 7-year-old Murehwa boy Tapiwa Makore, who made headlines last year will be buried later this month according to a family member.
The Makore family is reported to have finally resolved to bury the dismembered remains of their late son, Tapiwa, this month-end at their Nyamutumbu homestead in Murewa after waiting for several months for the recovery of the missing body parts.
The seven-year-old boy was killed in a suspected ritual murder in September last year, with the perpetrators chopping his body into pieces.
The shocking updates were revealed during investigations of the gruesome murder. It was revealed that among the perpetrators was the victims uncle and namesake, Tapiwa Makore (senior) and his domestic worker Tafadzwa Shamba have since been arrested in connection with the murder.
In an interview with Newsday, Tapiwa’s father Munyaradzi confirmed that they are going to proceed with his burial this month.
“We are going to bury our son on March 27. We are yet to find the missing head, but as a family, we agreed to proceed with the burial,”He said.
The boy’s remains are at a funeral parlour in Harare.
Mashonaland East traditional leader Chief Mangwende has agreed to preside over the burial after he had initially announced that no corpse would be buried in his area with missing parts.
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