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Kareedouw man arrested after missing woman's body found in shallow grave

Nov 15, 2018
Kareedouw man arrested after missing woman's body found in shallow grave

A 38-year-old man was on Wednesday taken into police custody after he led police to a shallow grave at Winkelhaak Farm in Kareedouw where the decomposed body of an alleged missing woman was discovered.

"At about 14:00, the suspect who is the boyfriend of the missing woman pointed out to police the spot where he allegedly buried the woman," said police spokesperson, Sergeant Majola Nkohli.

"The body is believed to be that of a Storms River woman, Jacqueline Adams (28)."

According to police information, Adams occasionally visited the suspect in Kareedouw.

"She was last seen alive about two weeks ago," he added.

"Post-mortem and DNA analysis will be conducted to determine whether the recovered body is that of Adams."

Sgt Nkohli arrested suspect is due to appear in the Humansdorp Magistrate's Court on Friday on a charge of murder.

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