Ntcheu District Police Spokesperson, Hastings Chigalu has identified the deceased as Lyness Lemekezani 37 and the suspect as Lyson Mbuno from Matewere village, T/A Ganya in the district.
"The deceased met her fate as she was trying to resolve a misunderstanding between the suspect and his wife after the two had picked a fight," he said. Adding that the suspect escaped after the incident.
He told Zodiak Online that well wishers rushed with the deceased and happens to be a sister to the suspect's wife to Gowa Health Center where she was pronounced dead upon arrival by medics.
A postmortem conducted at Ntcheu District Hospital revealed death was due to excessive loss of blood.
Police said murder charges await the suspect once arrested.
The deceased, Lyness Lemekezani hailed from Kalumbu village, T/A Njolomole in Ntcheu district.