On Monday 1 February 2016 at about 11:00, the badly decomposed body of a woman was found in dense bushes near Damaskus farm in Booysens Park, Bethelsdorp. According to police information, the owner of a dog found the hound feeding on the remains of a human hand. The owner summoned police and the rest of the torso was found. The identity of the woman is unknown. She was clad in black jeans.
Anyone who can assist police in identifying the woman, locating her next of kin or may suspect of any person that may have been missing is asked to contact Detective Warrant Officer Wynand Hills at SAPS Bethelsdorp on 0824421633 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.