No sign of Janice Linden’s ashes

2011-12-19 00:00

THE Linden family have not received the ashes of their daughter Janice (35) who was executed by lethal injection in China last Monday for drug smuggling.

Her nephew, Ntando Mthalane, said there has been no communication between the country’s embassy in China and the family since the visit by the family before the execution.

“We heard from the media that the ashes of Janice have been handed to a South African diplomat, but that has never been officially communicated with the family ... we are in the dark and we can’t make any funeral arrangements without her remains.

International Relations Department spokesperson Clayson Monyela did not respond to requests for comment yesterday.

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