Police in Letlhabile have launched a manhunt after the body of 48-year-old Emily Mashabela and her 10-year-old son, Thabiso, were discovered at their residential place in Letlhabile, near Brits on Friday, 25 February 2022.
According to information received the brother of the victim was allegedly called by the neighbours, who told him they are observing a lot of flies and a terrible smell coming from the house.
The victim’s brother then phoned the police, who came to the house and the house was opened where after the two bodies were discovered.
Allegedly the half-naked body of Emily was found lying on the couch and Thabiso’s body was found inside his room.
At this stage the police cannot confirm the cause or the motive of the killings.
Investigations into the matter is underway.
The police request anyone who may have information that can assist in the investigation, to contact the Investigating Officer, Captain Tokkie Du Plessis, on 082 575 8228 or call the South African Police Service (SAPS) Crime Stop number on: 08600 10111.
Anonymous tip-offs can also be communicated via the MySAPS App on your smart phone.