Summerstrand murder, suspect tracked down

South African Police Service

Summerstrand murder, suspect tracked down
Summerstrand murder, suspect tracked down

Relentless efforts by SAPS Humewood detectives to trace the suspect(s) involved in the fatal shooting of Carol Ann Magielies paid off when a suspect was arrested on Monday, 4 April 2023. .

After the discovery of the deceased body in Marine Drive, Summerstrand on Monday 3 April 2023, D/Sgt Ridwaan Baatjies received information of a Ford Icon as well as the driver allegedly involved in her murder on Sunday evening, 2 April 2023.

The ex-boyfriend, Elgin Maghienda (51), was suspected to have been involved in the shooting of Magielies.

At approximately 14:00 on Monday, an address in Haigh Avenue in Kensington was visited and a 35-year-old male was arrested and the vehicle confiscated.

The suspect is detained on a charge of murder and will appear in the Gqeberha Magistrates’ Court on today, 05 April 2023

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