Witness Reporter
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9 Nov 2010
00:00

Mutilated body: hunt for second suspect

Witness Reporter

PIETERMARITZBURG police have launched a manhunt after the muthi-related murder of a 29-year-old Lesotho national....

PIETERMARITZBURG police have launched a manhunt after the muthi-related murder of a 29-year-old Lesotho national.

The severely mutilated body of Lebutsani Mofokeng was discovered between mud houses in Machibisa at about 6.30 am on November 1.

Three days later a 21-year-old man was arrested in Copesville, about 20 km away.

Prior to the gory discovery, Mofokeng was seen drinking at a local shebeen the previous night.

Police spokesperson Joey Jeevan said police believe there were two people involved in the murder of Mofokeng.

She has asked for anyone who has information that can lead to the arrest the second suspect to call 033 398 9774 or 083 530 5392.