A case of murder is under investigation at the Umhlali police station after the decomposing body of a woman was found by an employee at Ncolosi Farm, Upper Tongaat.
The grisly discovery was made on January 18 at about 8am.
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Provincial police spokeswoman, Col Thembeka Mbhele said, “The body was naked and the victim’s hands were tied with a rope at the back. It is suspected that the deceased was strangled.”
Col Mbhele said the head was wrapped with sangoma attire and she was wearing sangoma necklace and boots.
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Anyone who can assist in the investigation is urged to contact Cnst Sthembiso Mfeka of Umhlali SAPS on 072-382-1583, 073-947-9931, 034 947-9931 or Crime Stop on 08600-10111.
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