Cape Town – Police have confirmed the gruesome discovery of a human skull buried in a shallow grave next to Glen Ridge, Westonaria Road (R558), Johannesburg on Tuesday.
“The police have found a human skull buried in a shallow grave next to Glen Ridge, Westanoria road, R558. The skull is linked to the human limbs found on Saturday. These body parts are being connected to a 23-year-old woman from Soshanguve in Pretoria,” the report quoted police spokesperson, Brenda Muridili as saying.
Muridili said more missing body parts were being sought, a Times Live report said, adding that the location of the gruesome find was a 23-minute drive from the Soweto home where body parts were discovered in a fridge.
Flavio Hlabangwane, 26, was arrested after his girlfriend, who had visited him, found the human remains and alerted authorities.
He reportedly locked himself in his room and attempted to harm himself when the community tried to apprehend him.
A News24 report said that Hlabangwane appeared in the Protea Glen magistrate’s court on Monday on a charge of murder.
He is in custody and is expected to appear in court again on November 22 when he intends to apply for legal aid, the report said.