Centane woman found brutally murdered

South African Police Service

Centane woman found brutally murdered
Centane woman found brutally murdered

Centane Police are investigating a murder case of a 56 year old woman. It is alleged that the woman attended a traditional ceremony on Wednesday 19 December 2018 at Thafeni Locality, Godidi Village, Centane.

When it became dark, her husband became worried and phoned the wife to come home. She never arrived at her home. A search by the community members and Centane Police was started on Thursday, 20 December 2018. Her body was found with upper body injuries in a bushy area in the early hours of Thursday, 20 December 2018.

No one has been arrested so far but Centane Police detectives are working around the clock tracing the suspect/s. Anyone who can assist Centane Police is urged to contact police at 047 498 5400 or Crime Stop 08600 10111.

The identity of the deceased is still being withheld as some of her close relatives are yet to be officially informed about her murder.

Butterworth Cluster Commander, Brigadier Ngangema Xakavu has condemned the brutal murder of the woman. He appealed to the villagers to end their traditional ceremonies at 17h00 to avoid crimes such as murder, rape and robbery.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service