A 23 year old man of Rufunsa has committed suicide after beating his 16 year old wife to death, according to police spokesperson Elizabeth Kanjela. Margret Kasonkomona was killed by George Phiri after a domestic dispute. ‘Fists are allegedly to have been used in the act. After killing his wife, the suspect committed suicide by hanging himself using a rope a few meters away from the scene of crime.’ Kanjela said. She said the ‘this occurred on 22/03/13 around 22:00 hours at V/Pongolani, C/Bunda Bunda, D/ Rufunsa.’ Both bodies are lying in Chongwe District Hospital awaiting postmortem.