Woman found dead in stadium


Joza police have opened a case of murder and rape after a woman’s body was found at a stadium in Makhanda on 2 May 2021.

South African Police Service spokesperson Captain Khaya Tonjeni said a Joza resident reported that he had been exercising on Sunday morning at Miki Yili Stadium when he noticed someone lying inside the boundary wall of the stadium.

“Upon investigation he noticed an unknown woman with a open wound on her head,” Tonjeni said.

The police and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) were called.

“The 52-year-old woman, from Extension 6 location in Joza was declared deceased by EMS members,” Tonjeni said.

“No arrests have been made yet and the investigation continues.”

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