Lesbian brutally murdered in Joburg

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Johannesburg - A 26-year-old woman has been found dead with a toilet brush lodged in her vagina in an attack on yet another lesbian in Thokoza, east of Johannesburg.

"The woman was last seen at a local shebeen and we are awaiting the results of a post-mortem to determine whether she had been raped," Captain Godfrey Maditsi from Thokoza police station told the Times Live.

This comes less than a week after a 17-year-old lesbian was raped three times and is facing a murder charge for killing a man who had raped her before.

The police’s Maditsi urged the public to come forward with any information that might assist police in their investigation into the 26-year-old woman’s murder.

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