Man caught pushing dead girlfriend in wheelbarrow

2015-01-13 13:18

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Johannesburg - A man was arrested after he was found pushing the decomposing remains of his girlfriend in a wheelbarrow in Bloemfontein, Free State police said on Tuesday.

The body was covered with blankets and a local resident saw a foot sticking out from underneath, around 05:30 on Tuesday in Kagisanong, police spokesperson Peter Kareli said in a statement.

The 35-year-old man was caught and beaten up when he tried to run away.

Kagisanong police took the man to the Pelonomi Hospital where he was under police guard in a critical condition.

The body was identified as the suspect's 31-year-old girlfriend.

A case of murder was opened and a post mortem was being conducted.


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