UPDATE: Post-mortem reveals woman found hanged on Margate farm was strangled

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UPDATE: May 22

IT was discovered  during the post-mortem examination that the young woman had in fact been strangled.

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“A murder case was being investigated when police received information from an separate inquest in Ixopo which revealed that the subject of that inquest may have been implicated in her death,” said police spokesman, Captain Gerald Mfeka.

The names of the woman and the man have not been released.


Original story: May 17

A GAMALAKHE woman (23) who had gone shopping with a friend was found hanged on a farm in Margate last Saturday.

Margate police have opened an inquest docket for investigation.

According to police spokesman, Captain Gerald Mfeka leaving for the mall she failed to return home or arrive at her place of work.


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