After allegedly killing a 39-year-old woman and burying her in a shallow, a 19-year-old suspect arrested for the crime is expected to appear in court.
It was learnt that the suspect arrived at Wentworth South African Police Service (SAPS), to report that he had committed the murder on March 11.
According to Captain Nqobile Gwalad, who spoke for the Police, “ the suspect reported that he buried the body of a woman on Engelbrecht Road in Wentworth. The Wentworth Police immediately responded and the suspect took the Police to the said place where he pointed where he buried the body.
“ The Police officers from the Durban Search and Rescue together with other role players were also alerted and summoned to the scene. A slightly burnt body of a 39-year-old woman was excavated from the shallow grave by the Police officers from the search and rescue.
“ The post-mortem will determine the cause of death. A tin opener was recovered next to the shallow grave. The victim was reported missing at Wentworth SAPS on March 21. The suspect was placed under arrest for murder. He is due to appear before the Durban Magistrates’ Court for murder. ”