Four baby bodies in freezer: suspect makes court appearance

FEBRUARY 13, 2015

The suspect in the case of four bodies of new-born babies that were discovered in freezers, 29-year-old Melissa Jacobs, appeared in the Mthatha Magistrate’s Court on Thursday on charges of murder and concealment of birth.

She was arrested on Tuesday after she handed herself in to police.

The arrest came after police discovered infants in a freezer in her home at New Brighton, Mthatha on 8 February 2015.

The suspect will remain in custody until the next court appearance formal bail application on 18 February 2015.

Read more: HOW FOUR BODIES OF NEW-BORN BABIES WHERE DISCOVERED IN A FREEZER IN MTHATHA