Manhunt launched for rape and murder suspect

NORTHERN CAPE – An intensive search has been launched at Rosedale outside Upington in ZF Mcgawu Cluster after the gruesome murder of a 27-year-old woman.

The body of the victim was discovered today at around 11:00 at Morning Glory Graveyard, Rosedale by a passer-by who alerted police.

Preliminary investigations show that the victim might have been sexually assaulted and strangled.

No arrest has been made and the police are looking for Niklaas Van Wyk who can assist the police with investigations. Anyone with information is kindly requested to contact Detective Sergeant Jacobus Albertus Visagie of Rosedale Detectives on 079 850 7790.

Every information will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Police investigations continue.

Source: South African Police Service