Zimbabwean-Born UK Ex-Convict Charged with Murder in Wife’s Stabbing
A Zimbabwean-born Obert Moyo who is also an UK ex-convict has been charged with murder for stabbing his wife.
The Horrific Murder
The tragedy unfolded in the early hours of Friday on Dukesgate Grove in Little Hulton. Perseverance Ncube, a 35-year-old mother, suffered a single stab wound to the chest, ultimately leading to her untimely demise. Shockingly, her two young children witnessed the brutal attack.
Former UK Prisoner’s Background, Investigation and Relationship
Moyo the accused is an asylum seeker, had recently been released from prison after serving a lengthy sentence for a section 18 wounding. He had been electronically tagged. Greater Manchester Police initiated a domestic homicide review referral in connection with the case. While Moyo is believed to be an ex-partner, the precise nature of his relationship with Ncube is still under investigation.
Neighbors’ Accounts and Efforts to Save Ncube
Neighbours recounted the shocking events and their efforts to save Ncube’s life. Witnesses reported seeing police arrive at the scene just before 3 am. Some residents mentioned previous sightings of Moyo hiding in bushes and acting suspiciously.
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Family’s Heartbreaking Statement
Ncube’s family expressed their profound grief and shared fond memories of their beloved Percy. Describing her as a loving and devoted mother, they emphasized her involvement in the community and church.
“She was a loving and devoted mother who lived for her children, family, and friends,” stated a family member. “Percy was an active member of her church and had created a beautiful community for herself and her children. But she was cruelly taken from us due to domestic violence.”
The murder of Percy by an asylum seeker serves as a reminder for those seeking a better life abroad to reflect on their reasons for seeking refuge. This tragic incident highlights the devastating impact of domestic violence on families and communities.