Battered woman's body found in dense bush in KZN

2017-11-23 15:05
(Duncan Alfreds, News24)

(Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Durban – The battered body of a woman was found in dense bush in Ulundi, northern KwaZulu-Natal, on Thursday morning, police said.

Captain Nqobile Gwala said the body of 30-year-old Nokukhanya Mahlaba was recovered after a suspect believed to be her boyfriend pointed its location out.

The 42-year-old suspect allegedly assaulted her to death on Tuesday "before dumping the body in the bush".

He is expected to appear in the Mahlabathini Magistrate's Court soon.

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