Woman fatally shot in Butterworth

Butterworth Police are investigating a murder case of a 55-year-old woman. It is alleged that the woman was fatally shot in the upper body on Saturday,25 May 2019 at about 24h05 at Tshoveni Locality, Ndabakazi Village, Butterworth.

The motive behind the cold blooded murder is not known at this point in time. No one has been arrested yet. It is also not clear if the deceased was alone when she was shot dead however police investigations continue.

Anyone with information about this case is kindly requested to contact Butterworth Police at 047 401 1100 or Crime Stop 08600 10111. The information will be treated confidentially. The identity of the deceased is still being withheld until all her relatives are officially informed of her murder.

Butterworth Cluster Commander, Brigadier Ngangema Xakavu condemned the senseless murder of a defenceless woman. He vowed that Butterworth Police detectives will leave no stone unturned to bring the suspect/s to book.