Secunda domestic worker dies after alleged dog attack incident

An inquest is been investigated after a 65 year-old woman was allegedly mauled by six dogs last Saturday.

According to police reports, Tryphina Mazibuko’s body was discovered by her employers at a certain residential place where she was hired as a domestic Worker.

Her body was discovered by her employers where she was working as a domestic worker. When paramedics arrived at the scene after receiving a call from her employers, she was declared dead.

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“Preliminary investigation suggests that Ms Mngomezulu was allegedly attacked by about six dogs at the time when her employers were not at home however the probe is still ongoing and nothing has been concluded,” reads a statement.

The team has so far managed to make some progress in the investigation, one being the confiscation of a CCTV footage. Police would like to refute suggestions that there was load shedding during the time of the incident.

Anyone who might have information assist with the investigation are encouraged to contact the police in Secunda or call the Crime Stop number on 08600 10111. Alternatively, members of the public can send information via MYSAPSAPP. All received information will be treated as confidential and callers may opt to remain anonymous.



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