Zinhle Muthwa's body was found at the side of a road in Umbumbulu on the KZN south coast
Zinhle Muthwa's body was found at the side of a road in Umbumbulu on the KZN south coast

Zinhle Muthwa's battered body found on KZN South Coast

By Mercury Reporter Time of article published Jan 2, 2020

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Durban - A case of murder has been opened following the discovery of a woman's body in Umbumbulu south of Durban on New Year's Day.

According to KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson, Captain Nqobile Gwala, the woman's body was found at 9:55am on Wednesday morning.

"The body of a woman believed to be in her 20's was found at the Ndaya Reserve in Umbumbulu next to the road with head injuries and bruises all over her body. The circumstances surroundin the incident are being investigated and we are appealing to anyone who might have information surrounding the incident. They are urged to contact local police or Crime Stop on 08600 10111," Gwala said. 

The woman has been identified at Zinhle Muthwa who was allegedly picked up by a white car in New Germany. Her death has caused a stir on Twitter. 

Others have taken to social media to share messages of condolences. 

The Mercury 

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