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Postmortem reveals unidentified woman was pregnant and was executed

Oct 9, 2017
Postmortem reveals unidentified woman was pregnant and was executed

Police in Port Elizabeth on Monday said that a postmortem on the body of an unidentified woman, which was found dumped in Bethelsdorp, revealed that she was six months pregnant and sustained gunshot wounds to her head and chest.

Her body was found dumped in the bushes along Mission Road on the 30th of September, at about 06:30, by a security guard.

According police spokesperson, Col Priscilla Naidu; "Police believe that the woman was killed elsewhere and her body dumped and burnt where found.

"Detectives are once again appealing to the community to assist in tracing the next of kin or suspect/s."

Col Naidu said that anyone, who may have known of any pregnant woman in their neighbourhood and has not seen them in a while, is asked to contact D/W/O Ben Killian at SAPS Bethelsdorp on 0723427434.