Hospital Park murder suspect is arrested by Park Road police

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Police have closed the net on a wanted suspect in connection with the brutal murder of the 40-year-old domestic worker. The woman was found assaulted and strangled to death on Monday 2015-07-27.

The gruesome discovery was made by the victim`s boss when she returned home after shopping. The victim was found lying in the pool of blood at the back rooms in Hospital Park, Bloemfontein. Preliminary police investigation showed that the victim was apparently hit with a blunt object and strangled with a rope.

The arrest followed after two days of intensive investigation by the investigation team of the Park Road detectives. The suspect was arrested on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 at around 22:00 in Mangaung Location Phase 6 in Bloemfontein. The suspect was positively identified and linked to the alleged murder incident and confessed to the murder.

The arrested suspect, aged 38, is expected to appear in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, 30 July 2016 on charges of murder.


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