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Jap Cape man taken in for questioning after his mother discovered lifeless in burnt flat

Police within the Jap Cape is questioning the son of a lady who was discovered deceased in her burning flat in Fernkloof on Tuesday.

  • Jap Cape police are questioning the son of a lady who was discovered lifeless, in her burning flat on Tuesday.
  • Her automotive was deserted in a bush in Walmer, the identical space her son was discovered on Wednesday. 
  • Colonel Priscilla Naidu instructed News24 he’s not but a suspect.

Jap Cape police had been on Wednesday questioning the son of a 65-year-old girl discovered lifeless in her burning flat in Fernkloof, Gqeberha. 

Spokesperson Colonel Priscilla Naidu stated police responded to the incident in Park Drive, the place they recovered her partially burnt physique on Tuesday.

Police initially opened an inquest, however forensic proof collected on the scene and interviews from neighbours prompt the fireplace could not have been an accident, she stated.

The case was transformed to homicide.

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“We do not have the postmortem report but. As soon as that comes again, possibly it would confirm that there was foul play,” stated Naidu. 

She added that interviews with neighbours revealed that the lady’s son, who was not there when the police arrived, had lived together with her within the flat.

Naidu stated police discovered it uncommon that the lady’s automotive was gone and the son was not within the flat.

Police later recovered the lady’s automotive, a white Ford Fiesta, that had been deserted in Walmer.

“We discovered the automotive in Victoria Drive, a quiet space surrounded by bushes. The son was discovered within the CBD of Walmer,” stated Naidu.

She stated he was not but a suspect in his mom’s loss of life as police had been nonetheless investigating. 

The lady’s identification wouldn’t be revealed till police have confirmed it. 

The reason for the fireplace was not but recognized. 

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