The Police in Thohoyandou have intensified a manhunt for the suspect following the gruesome discovery of a woman’s chopped body.

The lifeless chopped body of a 35 year-old woman who was found murdered in Mukula village. It was found on Tuesday 03 January 2023.

The victim, identified as Avhurengwi Rambuda was allegedly last seen at her home in Mukula village on 30 December 2022.


On Tuesday 03 January 2023 at about 21:00, the victim’s chopped body was discovered by a relative wrapped with a blanket and placed on the seat of an unused pit toilet. She was found chopped all over her body with a sharp object and her wrist was also missing.

Woman's chopped body found in a pit toilet
Woman’s chopped body found in a pit toilet

Azwimpheleli Mashau is requested by the Police to avail himself at the nearest police station. This is in order to assist with the investigations.

The Provincial Commissioner of Police in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has called on community members with information to come forward so that the suspect could be arrested.

Anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspect is urged to contact the Investigating Officer Sergeant Rambuluwani Nekhavhambe on 0715111213. Crime stop number 0860010111 or nearest police or My SAPSApp.

Police investigations are continuing.