Suspect identified in Robyn Pearce murder

2016-12-14 11:00
Robyn Pearce was found dead in her mother's flat in Sea Point on 2 December.

Robyn Pearce was found dead in her mother's flat in Sea Point on 2 December. (Facebook)

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Police were hot on the heels of a suspect in the murder of Stellenbosch University student Robyn Pearce (20) on Wednesday morning (14 December) .

Pearce’s body was found on 2 December in her mother’s flat in Sea Point.

The head of the City of Cape Town’s Special Investigations Unit, Reynold Talmakkies, said at a media briefing on the City’s festive season plans this morning (14 December) that they have followed up on a lead from the community and worked through the night, identifying who the suspect is. They had also identified the blood-stained clothing he was allegedly wearing during the incident as well as the possible murder weapon.

It is expected that an arrest will be made soon.

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