Woman’s Body Found in a Shallow Grave, Boyfriend Arrested

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The Roodepan Police are investigating a murder case after the body of a 31-year-old woman was found in a shallow grave near Kimberley.

The woman’s body was discovered behind a shanty in Roodepan Block A, Ivory Park. She was reported missing on Tuesday 7 June.

A 39-year-old man who is believed to be the deceased’s boyfriend was arrested on Thursday morning. He is expected to appear before the Kimberley Magistrate’s Court facing a charge of murder.

Northern Cape Provincial Commissioner has condemned the act of gender-based violence in the strongest terms.