Wednesday, 17 June 2020
Thaba Nchu: Police in Thaba Nchu request community to assist in locating murder suspect or suspects following the murder of a 70 year-old woman whose body was found dead in her house by the neighbour at Modutung Trust,in Thaba Nchu.
A neighbour reported to police that on Monday; 15 June 2020, she realized that the victim’s door was still opened and assumed that the victim was still assisting her customers since she was operating a tuck shop.
Realizing that the door was still opened the next day on Tuesday; 16 June 2020, the neighbour went to investigate and found the victim lying on the floor. Police were summoned to the scene and found that the house had been ransacked.
Victim had a cloth over her nose and it is suspected that she was suffocated. A case of murder is being investigated by Selosesha Detective Unit.
Free State Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant Baile Motswenyane request the community to stand against the escalating gender based violence in the country and assist by identifying those responsible for these gruesome acts.
Anyone with positive information is requested to call Selosesha Detective Unit on 082 553 8208 or can Crime Stop at 08600 10111 alternatively give information via MySAPS App.