Man arrested after KZN murder

2011-12-08 19:59

Johannesburg - A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a woman whose decomposing body was found in sugarcane fields in Dalton, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Thursday.

The 24-year-old man was believed to be an accomplice to the murder, said Lieutenant Colonel Vincent Mdunge.

He was arrested on Wednesday when he was found walking along the road about a kilometre away from where the woman's body was found.

Sizani Shelembe, 22, went missing from her home in Dalton on Friday.

She was reported missing on Monday and her body was found in the sugarcane fields on Wednesday, said Mdunge.

It was believed that she was murdered after an argument with her boyfriend. Police were still looking for him.