Body of a woman found in plastic bag

A dead woman was found at a new informal settlement in Block L, Soshanguve, north of Pretoria on


The woman was found, wrapped in a plastic bag by resident Koketso Kokhutja and a group of people

who wanted to occupy land.

Kokhutja said he did not have any information on the woman, her identity or age.

The people who discovered the body were trying to set up a shack on the piece of land.

“We were busy moving stones and getting rid of overgrown grass when we noticed a black plastic bag

which we thought was filled with heavy rocks. But to our surprise it was a body of a woman,” said


Kokhutja said they called the police who came to inspect.

Soshanguve police could not be reached for comment by the time of publishing.

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