The body of an unknown woman was discovered under the bridge at Chuniespoort along R37 road outside Lebowakgomo, Limpopo. The gruesome discovery took place on Thursday,17 August. Police received a complaint about a corpse suspected to have been dumped over the bridge.

On arrival at the scene, they found a source who allegedly came from work when he discovered the lifeless body under the bridge.

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Members of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) were summoned to the scene and certified the woman dead upon arrival. The deceased’s age is estimated to be between 30 and 35. She sustained a gunshot wound on the upper body and has two tattoos on both arms.

Woman's dead body discovered under Chuniespoort bridge in Lebowakgomo

The victim was also found wearing a white T-shirt, grey tracksuit pants with white socks and one multi-coloured sneaker. The motive of the incident is currently unknown at this stage.


Commissioner of Police in Limpopo, Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has described the brutal murder as very senseless and puzzling.

Police request anyone who can assist with the identification of the deceased and further investigations to contact Investigating Officer Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Baloyi on 082 565 8234. Crime Stop number 08600 10111 or also the nearest Police Station or MysapsApp.