Cape Town police have opened a death inquest docket after a female’s burnt decomposed body was found in Mitchells Plain on Friday, April 30. The body, already in an advanced state of decomposition was found Tafelsig residents, among bushes on the Tafelsig sports ground premises.
SAPS Western Cape spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk, indicated that police are investigating an inquest after they were informed of a female skeleton found by community members in the bushes. A post-mortem will be conducted to determine the cause of death.
Meanwhile, Mitchells Plain police have reopened a missing case of a 20-year-old mother who vanished 21 years ago. Rashanda Smith was last seen on October 1 2000, she was accompanied by her boyfriend to the local taxi stop along Alpine Road. She never arrived at her destination. Her body has never been found and police confirmed that her murder docket changed to a missing person’s case.
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