Johannesburg | Alexandra police are investigating a murder case following the murder of a young woman, Sharlotte Mahlatji, who was found dead in her room
The horrific incident happened at Far EastBank near Bothlabela on Monday 10 February.
EBNewsDaily understands the woman was killed by her boyfriend, who allegedly confessed via a Facebook post detailing a series of conversations before committing suicide.
It is alleged that the suspect accused his girlfriend of infidelity.
According to Mahlatji’s landlord Masabata Khumalo, the deceased came looking for a room to rent on 2 February 2020, adding that she was seeking refuge from her abusive boyfriend of seven years. Alex News reporter Shirley Mathakga reported
Police spokesperson Simphiwe Mbatha says an inquest docket has also been opened to establish the circumstances that led to the suspect’s death, and both cases will be investigated simultaneously.