Bones found under abandoned Eastern Cape house during search for missing woman

2020-04-26 12:53
Foto ter illustrasie. Foto: André Damons

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Human remains were discovered under an abandoned house near Libode in the Eastern Cape, during a search for a woman, Sinentlahla Gcingca, who went missing in 2016.

Members of the community were assisting police with information about the 34-year-old woman, who went missing in September 2016, when the bones were discovered.

The bones resembled human bones and were covered with a blanket and buried in a shallow grave.

They will be sent for testing to determine whether they belong to the missing woman, according to police spokesperson Captain Khaya Tonjeni.

A murder case has been opened.

Anyone who has information to assist police can contact Detective Captain Nkosinathi Harry Zwakala on 082 921 1003 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

Read more on:    eastern cape  |  missing person

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