When a top medical officer testified earlier this week, the court heard that the skin of Mtbeni's hands and head seemed wrinkled, indicating that they had been immersed in a liquid for an extended length of time.
CAPE TOWN – To disguise her identity, a slain Fort Hare University student was dismembered.
In August, he pled guilty to murdering and dismembering his 23-year-old lover.
Pasile acknowledged to removing Mtebeni's hands and head because he did not want her to be identified, according to a social worker who questioned the convicted killer.
Detectives discovered these body parts in his room in a black bag, while the remainder of the corpse was discovered put in a suitcase and dumped on a street corner near his house.
Earlier this week, the court heard from a chief medical officer that the skin of Mtbeni's hands and head were wrinkled, indicating that they had been immersed in a liquid for an extended length of time.
On Thursday, a social worker testifying in court said Pasile acknowledged to buying bleach to get rid of the odor of the dismembered body parts.
He also went to a hardware shop and purchased a hacksaw and latex gloves.
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