Suspect (41) arrested for murder of his partner

THABA NCHU – On Monday 05 December 2022 at about 06:00, a passer-by saw a female engulfed with flames in Milner Street in Thaba Nchu. The lady rushed to police station and alerted the police about the incident. The members at the Community Service Centre responded to the complaint and on arrival discovered badly burnt female who managed to inform them that her partner doused her with petrol and then set her alight.
Emergency Services were summoned to the scene and the victim was rushed to local hospital. The victim later passed away while at hospital. The police started with the search for the suspect and he was traced to be in Odendaalsrus.
The 41-year-old male was then arrested for Murder of his 25-year-old partner in Odendaalsrus. The suspect will appear in Selosesha Magistrate Court soon.

Source: South African Police Service