Eldos mom’s murder: suspect walks free

Crime & Courts


Johannesburg - The case against a man accused of murdering a woman in Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg, was provisionally withdrawn in the Protea Magistrate's Court on Friday, Gauteng police said.

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Grandmother holds a six year old daughter of the late Christell Tienaar at Klipspruit west cemetrey. Eldorado Park Johannesburg. 10.04.2013 Picture:Dumisani Dube

The matter against Paul Mutsi, 21, was provisionally withdrawn because of a lack of evidence linking him to the case, Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said.

Mutsi's DNA results would be awaited before a decision was made whether to proceed with the case or not.

The body of Christell Pienaar, 30, a mother of five children, was found last Wednesday. She had been stabbed in her upper body.

A passer-by found her body on an overgrown cricket pitch at the Silver Oaks School in Eldorado Park extension four.


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