Woman strangled, set alight by boyfriend

2012-05-09 20:57

Johannesburg - A Modimolle woman has been strangled, allegedly by her boyfriend, who then set her corpse alight, Limpopo police said on Wednesday.

Lieutenant Colonel Ronel Otto said patrolling police found 20-year-old Tlaela Leratho's body on the side of the R101 around 02:00 on Monday.

"Police noticed a small fire and stopped to investigate, upon which they discovered Leratho's body."

Police arrested her 26-year-old boyfriend on Tuesday. He was expected to appear  in court soon.

  • Sharon - 2012-05-09 21:07

    What is it with Limpopo? Have they tested the water for mercury lately? It would appear there is something seriously wrong in that province...

      Nikki Bodenstein - 2012-05-09 21:08

      I know, right?!

      Tumisang - 2012-05-09 21:24

      @Shazz,I can see you are still obessed with the water quality,There is nothing wrong with the water.

      Sharon - 2012-05-09 21:30

      @ Tumisang - must be savagery then - there is no other excuse.

      keorapetse.makata - 2012-05-09 21:32

      Wt makes me sick ke gore de guy hu dd ds ke le pakistan or le Ethiopian

      ndyeboreginaldmazawule - 2012-05-09 21:41

      There is somthng wrong wth u Shazz ey.

      barrys72 - 2012-05-09 22:48

      My thoughts exactly. You never hear any news from there, but when you do it's usually something way out!

      Khomotjo - 2012-05-09 23:13

      Sharon there's nothing wrong with limpopo brutal killings are everywhere,we live in a conutry where murder seems 2b an easy thing to do!

  • chet.dreyer - 2012-05-09 21:12

    Yeah they should set fire to this bastard as well...

      jaysonpaul.beckwith - 2012-05-10 07:39


  • ndyeboreginaldmazawule - 2012-05-09 21:39

    Life behind bars bloody devil worshiper.

  • Khomotjo - 2012-05-09 23:15

    Thys should lock him up and throw away the key,this is no human behaviou!

  • nofikathiniskeyi.eunice - 2012-05-10 03:53

    why u kill her satana amadoda afanele askhusele hayi ukuhlukumeza madoda lungani

  • ronn.lebese - 2012-05-23 13:00

    Another Modimolle monster! This one need to be castrated, he has no choice.

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