Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Odendaalsrus: A woman’s lifeless body was found dumped in the open field in Kalkuil Village,
Odendaalsrus on Sunday; 13 September 2020.

At about 10:45, members of Odendaalsrus SAPS were informed of a body of a female found in an open field. On arrival at the scene, members found the body of a woman lying on her stomach with a gunshot wound to the head. Both cellphones of the deceased were found on the scene.

Investigation further revealed that the body seems to have been dragged for a distance of about 50 meters from the nearest road. A 9mm cartridge and blood traces were found at a place where deceased was allegedly shot.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the 41 year old woman left the house alone where together with her boyfriend and friend, were drinking at about 21:00. It is not clear what occurred to her. However residents near the crime scene claim they heard a single gunshot around 22:00 on Saturday night.

The motive for this murder is unknown at this stage

No one has been arrested. A case of murder has been registered for further investigation and anyone with information should please contact Detective Constable Modise Kotsi at 078 531 0894 or Crime Stop at 08600 10111, alternatively information can be sent via MySAPSApp.

Investigation continues.