Woman Dies of Severe Burn Allegedly attacked by Partner
Jacqueline Mpontsana from Gugulethu Township has succumbed to her burned wounds after her boyfriend allegedly set her alight and left her with severe injuries.
Mpontsana was rushed to hospital Sunday evening where she was confirmed dead Monday afternoon.
Cousin of the deceased, Luvuyo Ndzuzo said the passing of Jacqueline has shattered the families’ hopes and dreams, as they did not expect something like this to happen to her. She rallied behind issues concerning gender based – violence to have died like this said Ndzuzo.
Police spokesperson colonel Andre Traut has said the circumstances surrounding the murder of Jacqueline are being investigated and that anyone with information regarding the case should contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111.