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DNA identifies charred body found in Thabo Bester’s jail cell

The identity of the charred body initially claimed to have been that of escaped convict, Thabo Bester is now known. DNA testing revealed a match to that of a man named Katlego Bereng who went missing in April 2022. Police said the DNA from the body matched the DNA from Monica Matsie, Bereng's mother.


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