By Melanie Nathan, April 26, 2013.
In the very week when the South African LGBT community paid tribute in KwaThema to comrades fallen in violent homophobic attacks, and called for justice in the 2 year unsolved murder of Noxolo Nogwaza, another lesbian was murdered in Daveyton*, a nearby Township.
The body of Patricia Mashego, 36, from Daveyton, was found brutally beaten, near a school and there are unconfirmed reports that bricks and stones were found close to the body which may have bee used in the attack. Cause of death has yet to be released. And it is unknown if she was sexually assaulted.
According to sources Pat Mashego had two children and worked as a sales person. Her funeral and memorial will take place in Daveyton Township on April 27.
At the commemorative rally, police and authorities were called out for failing to protect South Africans from homophobic…
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