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Student at top University found dead in suspected murder



Shakira van Staden

Student at top University found dead in a suspected murder. In a tragic incident, an 18-year-old South African student enrolled at the University of the Free State was found dead in her flat in a murder suspected case, on Sunday.

According to the Sowetalive, Shakira van Staden’s body was found in a sitting position in the corner of her room with bruises on her neck. Police spokesperson Brig Motantsi Makhele said the body was found at a private off-campus student accommodation facility in Bloemfontein.

“During preliminary investigation it was discovered that her flatmate left the previous night to visit a friend and came back on Sunday, only to discover the lifeless body of her roommate in a sitting position in the corner of the room. The deceased had bruises on her neck,” Makhele said.

University spokesperson Lacea Loader said they were saddened by the death of Shakira van Staden, a first-year BAdmin student. “The university’s executive management extends its sincere condolences on behalf of the entire university community to the family and friends of Shakira and wish them strength during this difficult time,” Loader said.

Van Staden lived in a.

Source – iHarare

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