Woman murdered in Humansdorp – arrests made

15 September 2015

The Humansdorp Police acted swiftly and made two arrests following the murder of a woman in the town over the weekend.

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The Provincial Commissioner Lt Gen Celiwe Binta commended Humansdorp detectives for solving the murder of the 45 year old mother.

“ This case was solved within days after the murder was committed as a result of  dedication to task by the detectives  and the use of tested investigation techniques,” said General Binta.

This comes after detectives arrested   two male suspects aged  26 and 49 years  for the murder of  Roseline Bosman.

Her body was discovered in her house in Booyse Street, Arcadia, Humansdorp on Saturday 12 September 2015 at about 6:45 am.

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It is alleged that her children went to her  room and saw her lying on her bed. They suspected something was wrong and called the Police.

Detectives immediately started their investigation which led them to Hankey where a 26 year old suspect was arrested and found in possession of personal items of the deceased.


After the first suspect was arrested and questioned , a second male suspect (49 years old) was arrested  in the early hours of yesterday morning, also in Hankey.

The motive of the murder is not known at this stage but more arrests in connection with the case are imminent.

The names of suspects  will be released as soon as they have appeared in the Humansdorp Magistrate’s Court.

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