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SAPS Humewood investigating a case of murder

Media Statement
South African Police Service

Office of the Provincial Commissioner of Eastern Cape

Gqeberha: SAPS Humewood detectives are investigating a case of murder after a 49-year-old woman were shot on 2 April 2023 at St Georges park area.

It is alleged that at approximately 19:00 in Park Drive, St Georges the deceased were on her way to get into her transport, after she finished working. She was approached by an unknown suspect who pulled her aside and fired multiple shot at her. The suspect fled on foot and the deceased were rushed to hospital where she passed away.

The motive for the shooting is still unknown and a case of murder was opened and will be investigated.

Anyone who can assist with the investigation, or can furnish any information relating to the shooting, is asked to contact SAPS Humewood, D/Sgt Ridwaan Baatjies on 073 130 3018 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or the nearest police station or send information via MYSAPSAPP. All information received will be treated as confidential and callers may opt to remain anonymous.


Media Enquiries:
Capt Sandra Janse van Rensburg
082 779 7173