Khayelitsha murder suspect expected in court

The suspect is expected to appear in court today for the murder of a 21-year-old woman.

FILE. The woman’s body was discovered by police yesterday afternoon at a home in Makhaza. Picture: Saps.

CAPE TOWN - A suspect is expected to appear in the Khayelitsha Magistrates Court for the murder of a 21-year-old woman.

The woman's body was discovered by police yesterday afternoon at a home in Makhaza.

The victim had been missing since late January.

She was last seen at a tavern in Lingelethu West.

Police spokesperson Andre Traut says, "This lady was reported missing on 31 January this year. After the missing person's report was investigated, foul play was suspected and the investigation was then changed to murder."