Woman found murdered

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iol news oct 3  SA crime scene august 3 INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS Two men have been beaten to death, allegedly by residents of Sikhobeni in Cofimvaba, Eastern Cape. Photo: Bongiwe Mchunu

A Lesotho woman's body has been found in Freedom Park informal settlement, in Rustenburg, North West police said on Friday.

The 30-year-old woman's body, found naked with stab wounds to the chest and right arm, was found on Thursday morning, Captain Amanda Funani said.

Police suspect she was raped before she was murdered.

Three people had been arrested and police were investigating the possibility that they might be linked to two other murders in the area.

On June 3, the body of a 27-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the head was found, also in Freedom Park. On May 30, a 30-year-old man was found stabbed to death. – Sapa

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