Mother arrested for allegedly burying son's body in shallow grave

By Chanice Jennike - 09 October 2019Views : 769

A 28-year-old woman has been arrested for the alleged murder of her 11-year-old son.

Police said that the suspect allegedly buried her son in a shallow grave near Monsterlus in Limpopo. 

The police's Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo confirmed that the woman was arrested on Tuesday.

"Police investigations led them to the spot in the yard [of their rented home] where the lifeless body of the child was found buried in a shallow grave."

The motive behind the attack is not yet known. 

She is expected to Hlogotlou Magistrate's Court soon.