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She had bruises all over the body – Dead body of unknown woman found in Soweto

Body of unknown dead woman found in Soweto

Gender-based Violence cases are not showing any signs of slowing down. Another body was found this morning at about in Meadowlands, Zone 8.

Speaking to Daily Sun, the Meadowlands SAPS spokeswoman, sergeant Octavia Thebe said Sgt Hlungwani attended to a complaint at Cnr Maseru and Forbes road.

She said upon arrival, he found a body of a female woman in her twenties covered with a blanket.

“JES noticed that she had bruises on her left arm, thumb finger, and bruises all over the body, showing signs of an assault,” said Thebe.

She further stated that a witness said the deceased was walking alone and just fell to the ground, suggesting that she might have been assaulted somewhere.

“She was probably her way home but couldn’t make it,” said Thebe.

Thebe also told Daily Sun that the deceased was unknown until removed to the mortuary although some community members were given an opportunity to have a look at her.

“The suspects and the motive not yet known. LCRC attended to the scene and the victim was removed to the mortuary without identification,” said Thebe.

-Daily Sun

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