Woman, 22, accused of killing boyfriend and hiding body in Gauteng

22-year-old woman from Gauteng has been arrested for allegedly she killed her boyfriend and hide his body under the bed, she is expected to appear in court on Monday.

According to News24, Police spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele on Sunday said the 22-year-old woman was expected in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on Monday following her arrest on Thursday.

“The suspect was arrested for the murder of a 36-year-old man in Tshwane. After not being able to reach the deceased on his phone, a relative, on the night of 18 June, went to check on him at his place of residence.”

He said they instead found the woman with the dead 36-year-old man.

“It is reported that the relative found his brother’s girlfriend, the suspect, at the residence while his relative’s lifeless body was found under the bed, with injuries on the upper body.”

Makhubele said police were called to the scene and arrested the woman “after she could not explain the circumstances that led to the deceased’s demise”.