The body of a 21-year-old young mom, who was missing has been found in Wellington, Western Cape, South Africa.
Chantelle Matthyssen disappeared on June 23 after she went to Wellington for a job allegedly organised by a family friend.
Western Cape police Spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana, who confirmed the incident, said Matthyssen’s body was found under branches on a farm in the Boland town on Monday, July 2.
“The Kuils River woman disappeared after she went to Wellington for a job allegedly organised by a family friend. Matthyssen was last seen on 23 June when she left her home,” said Rwexana.
“The circumstances related to this incident are under investigation. A post-mortem will be conducted to determine the cause of death.”
A 47-year-old man was arrested on Monday evening in connection with her murder.
He is expected to appear in the Wellington Magistrate’s Court today.