The body of a woman, estimated to be in her 30s, was found at an open field near Ficksburg Correctional Services.
It’s alleged that on Friday, 01 December 2023 at about 20:40, one of the officials from Ficksburg Correctional Services summoned the police to Veldt Street after they discovered the body of a woman with visible stab wounds at the corner of their facility.
It’s further alleged that the warder was on duty when he heard a woman screaming for help. He went outside of the office to inspect and saw a woman lying on the street and she was still alive. He summoned the ambulance. Upon arrival of Emergency Medical Service personnel she was declared dead. She was wearing a red dress and a black cap. The suspect is unknown and the motive behind the attack is yet to be established through ongoing investigation. The woman’s identity is known and will be disclosed once her next of kin has been informed.
A case of murder is being investigated.
Any person with information that may lead to the successful arrest and conviction of the suspect can contact Ficksburg police, Detective Service Captain Lebakeng 079 897 7144 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or submit information through MySAPS App.