Missing Meghan Cremer is found dead in Philippi field

Cape Town police have confirmed that missing woman, Meghan Cremer, has been found dead on a Phillipi farm at 1:00 Thursday morning.

Meghan Cremer found lifeless on a farm

“Our investigation and search operation led us to a sand mine on a Philippi farm this morning at around 01:00 where the body of the missing person was found. “

Captain FC Van Wyk

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SOUTH AFRICA – Cape Town – 07 August 2019 – Scores of police and Law Enforcement officers descended on Rietveil Farm on Ottery Road in search if missing 30 year old, Meghan Cremer who was last seen leaving a Philippi farm on August 3 at 18:24. Picture: Tracey Adams/African News Agency (ANA)

Police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said in a statement a 30-year-old woman, who lived on a farm in Philippi, was reported missing on August 3.

“On the same evening at about 20:00 police arrested three male suspects ages 27, 34 and 35 for the illegal possession of the presumably stolen motor vehicle. The investigation brought to light that the car indeed belonged to the 30-year-old female reported as missing to local police.”

Captain FC Van Wyk

Suspects in custody are charged with murder

The trio will appear in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court on Thursday where they have been charged with the illegal possession of a stolen vehicle. The 27-year-old will face a further charge of murder.

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Meghan Cremer missing person poster. Image: www.facebook.com

Car was found on Wednesday

The police confirmed that three suspects aged 27, 34 and 35, were taken into custody after they were caught in possession of the vehicle which is registered to Meghan Cremer.

“We still have not found her, there have been three arrests made and the suspects are currently under interrogation, being thoroughly questioned. The missing car found is being repaired.”

Lieutenant Gavin Sias

Cremer had been missing since Saturday

On Tuesday it was also confirmed that a private investigator Noel Pratten has joined the team in the search for missing Western Cape female; Meghan Cremer.

“At this point I can’t comment, because the investigation is at a high state, we have some things we are working with.”

Investigator Noel Pratten

African News Agency (ANA), Editing by Lindiz van Zilla additional editing by Buhle Lindwa

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