Man accused of burning girlfriend to death expected in court

It’s understood the Hammanskraal man reported his partner missing last October, but was found to be linked to her disappearance.

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JOHANNESBURG – A Hammanskraal man accused of burning his girlfriend to death and burying her remains in his backyard is expected to make his first court appearance on Monday morning.

It’s understood the man reported his partner missing last October, but was later found to be linked to her disappearance.

Police say the man handed himself over to the police on Thursday and confessed to the crime.

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)