A Pretoria mom together with her son was found dead in their house after a pungent smell lead to the discovery of the two bodies.
Neighbors in lethlabile became concerned when a pungent smell and a swarm of flies started coming out of their neighbor’s houses.
It is said that the neighbors hadn’t seen the mother (49) along with his son (10) in days therefore they contacted the woman’s brother Who called the police to check up on her sister and her son.
When police got they found the house open and inside was the body of Emily mashabele lying half-naked on the couch and the body of her son Thabiso was found in his room.
Currently, the police cannot confirm the motive or cause of the death but investigations are underway.
Police have since called on anyone with info that can assist in the case to contact the Investigating Officer, Captain Tokkie Du Plessis, on 082 575 8228 or call the South African Police Service (SAPS) Crime Stop number on 0860 010 111 or use my saps app.