Missing 30-year-old Xolisile Gchonco from Mpola, near Mariannhill, has been found dead, police in KwaZulu-Natal said on Friday.
“In the early hours of yesterday, a body of a 30-year-old woman was found in a shallow grave in the Mpola area,” said Colonel Thembeka Mbhele.
Gchonco was last seen leaving her homestead on 2 February. She was later reported missing at the Mariannhill police station.
Mbhele said police had arrested a 36-year-old suspect.
“He will be charged with murder and will appear in the Pinetown Magistrates’ Court soon.”
– African News Agency (ANA)