Missing woman’s body found

2013-09-29 09:41
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Cape Town - The body of a missing Fish Hoek mother has been found in a shallow grave at the Strandfontein Pavillion.

According to the Sunday Times, 39-year-old Rosemary Theron, from Clovelly, Fish Hoek, disappeared six months ago after allegedly getting into a car with an unknown man.

Police on Saturday confirmed a man approached them on Thursday and made a confession about Theron’s disappearance. Three people have been arrested in connection with the disappearance. One of whom is a woman.

Richard Kraak, a friend of the family told the newspaper they were all in shock. He would not however, confirm claims that one of the suspects was a family member.

Theron was well known in the arts and worked as a professional clown and stilt-walker.

Missing person stats

According to Missing Children SA, 576 people were reported missing to the organisation between June 2012 and May 2013. This is according to the organisation's own statistics, and doesn't include other cases reported to the police. Of the reported cases, 304 were children.

The majority of the missing people were found, with 445 cases resolved during the period reported on. Around 3% of the missing children were found deceased.

When reporting a missing person, the Missing Children SA recommends that you have the following info at hand:

Full name of missing person

Age of missing person

Description of missing person

Eye colour

Hair colour/style



Distinctive marks - scars/birthmarks

Where was the person last seen

Clothes the person was wearing

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