State Security minister Sydney Sekeramai confirmed the death of retired Army General as details surrounding his suspicious death started trickling in lunchtime Tuesday.
Sekeramayi confirmed to the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation, that Mujuru, the husband to Vice President Joice Mujuru, died on Monday night in a fire accident, at his farm house in Beatrice.
Police forensics were on Tuesday said to be investigating the cause of the fire. Police told the state broadcaster, the ZBC that his body, which was burnt beyond recognition, had been taken to one commando barracks for more pathological tests.
A maid allegedly alerted the police, however by the time they arrived the fire had engulfed the entire house, the ZBC added. It emerged that his wife vice president Joice Mujuru, was in Brazil at the time of his death.
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