Police investigate inquest case after a woman was mauled to death by lions

The South African Police Service in Bela-Bela are investigating a case of inquest after a 21-year-old woman was allegedly attacked and killed by unknown number of lions at a private Game Reserve.

The police and the medical emergency services were summoned and responded swiftly. On arrival, they found the woman with severe injuries outside the cage. She was certified dead by the paramedics at the scene of crime.

The Preliminary Police investigations indicated that the deceased was performing her duties when she was attacked and killed by unknown number of lions. The deceased was identified as Swans ‘ Van Wyke.

The circumstances leading to this tragic incident are still unknown at this stage but the ongoing Police investigations will tell.

Source: South African Police Service