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East London woman, her son and his friend arrested after body exhumed from shallow grave

Mar 22, 2018
East London woman, her son and his friend arrested after body exhumed from shallow grave

A woman, her son and the son's friend are in police custody after they were arrested on Wednesday for murder in Mdantsane, East London.

"Police Intelligence officials and investigators followed up on information that led to the arrest of the mother, son, and a son's friend," described police spokesperson, Captain Nkosikho Mzuku.

"The body of a 44-year-old man was exhumed in a shallow grave inside the stadium in NU2, Mdantsane, on Wednesday evening."

He said that the three suspects, aged 40, 25 and 33 years old respectively, are due to appear in the Mdantsane Magistrate's Court soon on charges of murder.

"The investigation continues."