Asanda Village man arrested after woman killed, dismembered

Asanda Village

Prompt response and thorough investigation by detectives from Lwandle led to the arrest of a 30-year-old man following a murder of a woman in her late twenties at Asanda Village, in Strand, Cape Town, in the early hours of Saturday morning.

“Police were alerted to the incident by a vigilant community member and immediately attended to the scene,” said police spokesperson, Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana.

“Upon their arrival, they found the deceased with her left leg dismembered and with an open wound on the left leg.”

Minors witnessed grizzly Asanda Village murder

Sgt Rwexana said that in the house where this gruesome killing occurred, there were two children, a one-month-old baby girl and a four-year-old girl alone with the deceased woman.

“A case of murder was opened and a preliminary investigation was conducted and police arrested the boyfriend of the deceased, who is the father of the children.”

The suspect is due to appear soon in the Strand Magistrate’s court soon.

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