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Murdered woman’s body found

According to King Cetshwayo SAPS cluster spokesperson, Capt Mbongeni Mdlalose, the victim is believed to be around 38 years old.

The body of a woman believed to have been raped and then murdered, was discovered by residents outside Bhambatha Hostels in eSikhaleni on Monday.

Police received a call from a community member at 6am about the grisly discovery. According to King Cetshwayo SAPS cluster spokesperson, Capt Mbongeni Mdlalose, the victim is believed to be around 38 years old.

‘A murder case was opened at eSikhawini SAPS and we are awaiting rape test results. A rape charge will then be added if the test is positive,’ said Mdlalose.

A huge manhunt is currently underway to find the perpetrator and residents who might have information are urged to contact the station.

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