Her family said Aviwe Jam Jam fled Khayelitsha, Cape Town in July, to escape her abusive boyfriend, Linda Nolili. She was last seen in the Summerville area in Kuilsriver after visiting Nolili.
Jam Jam’s body was identified by her family on Tuesday, August 8th, after it was found dumped at the Vygieskraal Stadium, Athlone, on July 29, roughly 24km from her home. She had been brutally beaten to death.
Captain FC van Wyk, who confirmed the incident said that the post mortem still needed to be concluded.
“On Monday, the body was identified by the family as that of the missing 26-year-old Aviwe Jam Jam who was reported as missing on 2017-07–22 at Mfuleni SAPS,” said Van Wyk
The boyfriend was arrested last week in connection with several other cases and is being investigated in connection with her murder, he said.
Marking Women’s Day on Wednesday, Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula visited the family at their home