A young woman whose picture was trending on social media and reported as missing was confirmed dead by a Facebook account purported to belong to her father on Thursday morning.
According to Twitter user @stephy, Karabo Mokoena had been missing since April 28. Those who posted her pictures asked that the message be spread to help find her. On Thursday morning, a Facebook user Tshepo Mokoena said that Karabo was dead and that the boyfriend had killed and burnt her body.
According to reports, she was killed by her ex-boyfriend in a luxury apartment building in Sandton. the murderer ex-boyfriend had a history of beating her and was pretending to help Karabo’s family find her.
Her friend‚ Stephy Leong‚ took to Twitter‚ where she announced that Karabo’s ID and passport documents had been found dumped in Sandton.
Several hours later‚ pictures of the supposed boyfriend and the grave she was reportedly found in were trending on social media.
While details surrounding Mokoena’s murder were still unclear‚ information which has emerged was similar to several that have made headlines in recent years.