Burnt body found under sheets of corrugated iron.

North West

Johannesburg - The burnt body of a woman was found in an abandoned house in Lerome Village, North West police said on Thursday.

Brigadier Thulani Ngubane said police were called to the property on Tuesday when community members complained of a bad smell.

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902 A crime scene expert takes pictures of the scene on 7th street in Linden where 3 men tried to hijack a woman after a chase with the police that started in Robindale. 190208. Picture: Bongiwe Mchunu

The body of the woman, in her 20s, was found under sheets of corrugated iron.

Ngubane said certain factors at the house suggested that the woman had been burnt to death.

“Foul play is suspected and at this stage no one has been arrested.”


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