Woman's body found in her house after five months of silence

2015-11-02 12:59
Nielen de Klerk, News24

Nielen de Klerk, News24

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Bloemfontein – Five months after not being in contact with family, a woman's body was found decomposed on a bed in her house in Bloemanda, Mangaung.   

Free State police spokesperson Joy Xaba said the deceased's family said they had not spoken to her for about five months and did not know her whereabouts. 

"Since June they did not talk to her, up until on Saturday they decided to go to her house – everything in her three bedroom house was locked, but they managed to break the gate and the house doors," Xaba said. 

"The woman was found lying on her bed facing down," she said, adding the 55-year-old woman did not have any visible wounds to suggest foul play.  

Xaba said the cause of death was unknown. 

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