TDoR 2020 / 2020 / January / 05 / Nare Mphela

Nare Mphela

Age 28

5 Jan 2020
Parkmore, Sekgakgapeng, Limpopo (South Africa)

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Nare Mphela
Nare Mphela [photo:]

Nare's decomposing body was found in a rented room on Sunday 5th January. Her boyfriend has been taken in for questioning.

The exact date of her death is not known.

Limpopo police are investigating the death of transgender activist Nare Mphela, 28, whose decomposing body was found in a rented room in Parkmore, Sekgakgapeng Village, outside Mokopane on Sunday.

"The deceased was found with multiple stab wounds and was already in a state of decomposition," police spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo said in a statement on Thursday.

Police were notified by residents who were suspicious that Mphela's vehicle had been parked for a long time near the house, which had "a bad smell coming out of it".

Police have taken the deceased's boyfriend in for questioning. However, no arrests have been made.

Report added: 11 Jan 2020. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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