A 61-year-old man was arrested on Thursday in connection with the murder of a young woman at Karasburg’s Westkerkim location.
Twenty-one-year Petronella Prins was found dead and naked at house number 123 on Thursday, but the police have yet to ascertain when and how she was killed.
Police sources say the deceased was beaten with an unknown object – which caused her death. The suspect is expected to appear in court today.
Prins’ next of kin have been informed and police investigations into the matter continue.