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men were arrested in connection with the Mthwalume killings at KZN. The discovery of five female bodies in the area in recent months has also signaled the possibility of a serial killer.

MTHWALUME KILLS: NO ARRESTS YET

When asked any arrests had been made in connection with the Mthwalume killings in KZN, Col. Thembeka Mbele, a member of the South African Police Service (SAPS), said men had been arrested but no arrests had yet been made.

It comes the the fifth body of a woman has been in Mthwalume on Wednesday August 1. More horrifyingly, the body of a woman also there a day earlier, on Tuesday, August 11.

 
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the discoveries, police said the possibility of a serial killer in the area could not be ruled out.

“We are working around the clock, but we cannot rule out a serial killer is moving here. It17;s just we don17;t have conclusive evidence. The investigation is being carried out will reveal all of this, ”Mbele said.

FIVE BODIES IN THE SAME ZONE OF KZN

According to South Coast Herald, three bodies of women were in sugarcane fields in the Mthwalume region of KZN between April and July this year.

bodies were in Mnamfu in April and a third female body found in Nomakhanzana in July. Mnamfu and Nomakhanzana are both in the Mthwalume region.

Following these discoveries, the killings did not stop. On Tuesday August 11, the decomposed body of a woman, believed to be around 35, found in the Nomakhanzana sugar cane field. A day later on Wednesday, the body of another woman found in the bushes of Mthwalume, bringing the total to five.

Mbele commented on the latest discovery, saying;

“The body decomposed but it can be confirmed it a woman. The chest here is open and it covered with a scarf and strangled. A case has been opened for investigation. 20;

Provincial commissioner condemns murders

KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner Lt. Gen. Khombinkosi Jula has condemned the killing of women in the south coast region. Sending a statement the latest discovery on Wednesday, Jula said:

“Today, the decomposed body of an unknown woman believed to be in her twenties was found in the bushes in the Mnafu region of Mthwalume. This brings the total number of bodies recovered to five. 20;

“We call on community members to stay calm and make sure they don’t walk alone in isolated areas. All cases were referred to an investigator from the District Detectives Commander. At this point, we cannot confirm whether the same perpetrator is responsible for all of these incidents, ”added Jula.

 

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