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Update: Missing elderly woman found dead in a river

Aug 27, 2018
Update: Missing elderly woman found dead in a river

Ngqamakhwe police have launched an investigation into how a missing elderly woman died after her body was  found in a local river over the weekend.

Last week, police appealed to the public to assist them with information that might help them find the missing elderly woman.

"It is alleged that 79-year-old Sara Nothusile Sifumba was in a traditional ceremony on the 18 August 2018 at Mntla locality, Kotana village, Ngqamakhwe," said police spokesperson, Capt Jackson Manatha.

"At about 20:00, on the evening in question, they were transported to their various homes, but she never arrived home.

"She was wearing navy takkies, cheque blanket and scarf."