Teenager arrested for gruesome murder of Durban mother

South African Police Service

Teenager arrested for gruesome murder of Durban mother
Teenager arrested for gruesome murder of Durban mother

On 2 February 2018, KwaMashu police worked tirelessly to find the alleged murder suspect and their perseverance led to the arrest of a 19 year old suspect.

It is alleged that the body of 40 year old Cindy Bailey was found under the tree next to her home in J section, Mthombothi Road in KwaMashu.

She was allegedly strangled and her dress was shoved into her mouth. A case of murder was opened at KwaMashu police station and the suspect was arrested. The suspect will be charged and will appear in the Ntuzuma Magistrates’ Court soon.

Post-mortem will be conducted to determine the cause of death and if the deceased was raped.

“The swift reaction by the police which led to the arrest of the suspect is commended. We will fight Gender Based Violence with upmost determination to ensure that the culprits are successfully prosecuted and sent to prison indefinitely,” said the KwaZulu-Natal Acting Provincial Commissioner, Major General Bheki Langa.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service