REFUSING to accept a breakup, a man of Chitambo has murdered his girlfriend who was a student nurse before taking his own life.
Kaluwayo Mwika could not take it that his girlfriend told him she no longer loved him and so wanted to end the relationship.
According to Central province commissioner of police, Chola Katanga identified the deceased as Mapalo Masiku, 21, a second year student at Chitambo College of Nursing and of House Number 351, Mikomfwa Township in Luanshya, Copperbelt Province.
Mr Katanga said the incident happened yesterday within the nearby bush of Chitambo College of Nursing.
And Mr Katanga said Kaluwayo has been found dead.
He said Kaluwayo allegedly hanged himself at Chito Area, about 18km from the scene of crime, Chitambo College of Nursing.
And police spokesperson, Esther Katongo said initial investigations indicated that the victim had a misunderstanding with her boyfriend identified Kaluwayo who had just completed school at the same College.
Mrs Katongo said the suspect is believed to have called a friend to the victim to give direction to where the body was.
“The body was found with injuries and was been picked and taken to Chitambo District Hospital mortuary and today, Police received information that the suspect has committed suicide,” she said.