Cape Town – The chopped-up body of a 32-year-old woman was found at a Bellville apartment building in the northern suburbs on Thursday morning, police said.
Police discovered at 11am that her body had been cut into pieces and put in black bags. A 24-year-old man from a nearby flat was arrested.
"Bellville police are investigating a case of murder following the discovery of a body of a 32-year-old female in Welgemoed this morning at about 11:00," said police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana.
"Police attended to the complaint at the address and upon preliminary investigation found black bags containing the body of the deceased cut into pieces in another flat.
"A 24-year-old man was arrested and once he has been charged, he will appear in the Bellville Magistrate's Court."