Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Bethlehem: Police in Bohlokong are investigating a case of murder following the discovery of a woman’s body at a secluded area near a place commonly known as Shaves in Bohlokong; Bethlehem.

A passerby discovered the deceased in the morning of Friday; 15 May 2020 and alerted the police. The deceased was found lying on her back naked with her clothes around her. She had bruises on her body and an opened wound to the head. The family member later identified her and was 49 years of age.

The motive for the killing is currently unknown. Investigation continues.

Anyone with an information about this murder incident is urged to contact Detective Captain Screamer Tshabalala on (058) 307 5810.

Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Baile Motswenyane says killings of women can and will not be tolerated and appealed to anyone with information to assist the police ensure that justice is preserved.