Body of missing PE teacher found


Port Elizabeth police have confirmed the discovery of the body of missing Riebeeck College teacher, Jayde Panayiotou, shortly after 10h00 on Wednesday morning.

It has been reported that the 28-year old, who went missing while waiting outside her Kabega Park residence yesterday for a lift to Uitenhage, was found in an isolated area near KwaNobuhle, where it was earlier confirmed that money had been withdrawn from her account at an ATM. A picture of the man who did the withdrawal has since been released.

In a statement released, police said that an air unit noted an unusual object in the area with ground units confirming it to be Panayiotou. No more details or a motive has yet been released with authorities mainly stating that a post-mortem will be conducted to determine the cause of death. Her killers remain at large.