A 26 year old woman was burnt to death at Ga Madiseng on Sunday morning. Her partner also sustained injuries during the inferno while their daughter escaped unscathed. The police and firefighters were notified about the incident and responded swiftly. When Sekhukhune Times, arrived at the scene, the house was already engulfed in flames. After the fire was extinguished, the badly burnt body of a woman, identified as Nanikana Tebele, was removed from the gutted house.
” Preliminary SAPS investigations revealed that the deceased was in the house together with her partner aged 32 and their eight year old daughter when the fire allegedly started.
“The child and her father reportedly managed to escape from the burning house but the victim was apparently trapped inside. The man was rushed to the Dilokong hospital with burn wounds but the child wasn’t injured,” said Limpopo SAPS spokesman Brig Motlafelo Mojapelo. Mojapelo said the cause of fire will be determined by police investigations that are unfolding.
Mojapelo confirmed that a case of inquest was opened at the Tubatse SAPS for investigations.