EXCLUSIVE: Nicola’s family speak out on shocking rumours of ‘savage’ killing

By Joanie Bergh
01 February 2017

According to earlier reports, Nicola Pienaar’s (32) stomach was cut open “as if she had a C-section”.

"Savage" details in the mysterious Paarl murder were aired in the media on Wednesday.

According to reports, the slain Nicola Pienaar’s (32) stomach was cut open ’ “as if she had a C-section”.

YOU has since confirmed with a trusted sources close to Nicola’s family that this is not true. Results from her post mortem, which was done on Tuesday, revealed that although she was strangled, there were no signs of external wounds on her body.

PHOTO: Misha Jordaan PHOTO: Misha Jordaan

The source also added that as far as they know, there were no signs that Nicola was pregnant.

Nicola’s family is also denying that they hired private investigator, Paul Scheepers, to search for her.

Read more: EXCLUSIVE: The shallow grave where Nicola Pienaar’s body was found

However, it is confirmed that Paul was in touch with the Pink Ladies organisation, a group which deals with the tracking down of missing persons.

Nicola was last seen alive on 5 January in Paarl. Her body was found on Sunday night at around 11 pm in the backyard of her boyfriend’s parents’ house.

Her boyfriend, Jaco Oosthuizen (32), will appear in the Paarl magistrate court on charges of murder, theft and fraud.

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