The police in Welkom is on high alert after an unidentified woman with her throat slit and breasts cut off was found burnt beyond recognition in Dagbreek on Wednesday. The Free State police have declared the alleged killer wanted for torture and premeditated brutal murder.
“The burnt body of this unknown woman was discovered by a passer-by on the 19 May 2019 at around 08:42 in that area,” police spokesperson Constable Kethabile Mofokeng stated.
It has been reported that the woman’s body was found with a knife still stuck in her neck. Her lower body and face were burnt, and her breasts cut off.
No possible motive for such a brutal murder is known and the police have made no arrests so far.
“The deceased was wearing a pink stripe track pants. The Police are appealing to anyone with positive information to please contact Detective Sergeant Tsie Matlokotsi of Welkom Detective Services at telephone number 057 391 6240 during office hours or 078 7585 658,” Mofokeng concluded.