On Saturday, the 5th of March 2022, at about 17:00 in the afternoon, in Lake Side, Ext.2, Orange Farm, South of Johannesburg, a passerby discovered the body of a female while collecting some recycling materials.
The passerby immediately alerted the police, “Upon arrival the police found a female body who is gruesomely murdered and burned. The deceased was only wearing her underwear and had sustained burnt wounds on the front part of her body. No one amongst the bystanders knew her identity or how she ended up at the scene,” reported SAPS spokesperson, Sgt SJ Motsapi of Orange Farms SAPS.
He adds, “Further investigation was conducted around the neighborhood. However, no one could identify the deceased nor knew the family of the deceased. The motive of her killing is still unknown at this stage.”
No arrests have been made.
Orange Farms SAPS pleads with anyone that has information that might assist the police with investigation, or that might know the whereabouts of the deceased’s family, to contact Orange Farms SAPS (011) 213 8023/8026, or 08600 10111 or alternatively leave an anonymous tip-off on MySAPS App.