NEWSFLASH: Woman’s decomposed body found in Hammanskraal

Forensic pathologists loaded the body of a woman found in Hammanskraal into a van.

The Temba police are inundated with murder cases after yet another decomposed body was found in a veld in Hammanskraal on Tuesday.

The body of Lorraine Kgwebane (32) was found with multiple upper body injuries.

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Police spokesperson Captain Sarah Lesabane said no one had been arrested at this stage.

Last Monday, another woman’s body was found by an unknown person around 14:00 in the bushes next to the Temba dam, Hammanskraal, and the police were immediately alerted.

The woman had injuries to her head and upper body.

The police said the decomposed body was tied at the feet, the woman’s handbag was found next to her body and a notepad in the vicinity.

Information gleaned from the notepad suggested it also belonged to the murdered woman.

Recently, Vincent Nkale’s body was also found in Hammanskraal.

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The 22-year-old had been reported missing a week before after he failed to return home from transporting workers to a nearby milling company.

A police appeal for help to locate the missing man had led to a tip-off to the police.

“Followed up on a tip-off, the police recovered the body in the bushes. It had serious injuries on the upper body. His feet and arms were tied with a cable.”

A fortnight ago, a body of an unknown woman believed to be in her 20’s was found in Suurman, Hammanskraal .

She had been dumped naked on the side of the road and with multiple stab wounds, said Lesabane.

“There were some car tyre markings next to the body, an indication that the person or people who dumped her were in a car,” said Lesabane.

Police were alerted to the discovery by a passersby.

Lesabane said a post-mortem would reveal if the woman had been sexually assaulted or raped.

The police have appealed to anyone with information that can help their investigations to contact Temba SAPS on 012-717-9000.

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