Romay van Rooyen (50) was killed on Saturday, 10 September at her residence on Red Roman Street, Marina da Gama. Rooyen was in service as a Cape Town magistrate prior to working as a prosecutor.
The former NPA prosecutor’s body was discovered by a family member late Saturday afternoon.
Rooyen’s car was confirmed missing by Sergeant Wesley Twig, a police spokesperson, at the time the body was discovered, reports African Insider.
The vehicle was later found on Sunday, 11 September 2022.
The motive behind the crime is still unknown.
Full details surrounding the investigation are yet to be released by the SAPS.
Our sincerest condolences to her loved ones during their time of bereavement.