A MAN was arrested yesterday in connection with the murder of a young Uitenhage woman whose body had been mutilated.
Police spokeswoman Warrant Officer Marianette Olivier said the 36-year-old, who cannot be named until he appears in court, was arrested following a tip-off.
"We cannot reveal more information at this stage as the matter forms part of evidence that will be used in court," she said.
"He lives in Kamesh and was arrested by investigators yesterday afternoon."
The decomposing, naked body of Susan Coetzee, 23, was found by a shepherd in the bush near Lovebird Street, Kamesh, on Tuesday. Her genitals had been removed. – Gareth Wilson