Bluff granny murder accused freed

Durban – One of the two men arrested for the murder of Bluff woman Delores Ireland has been released due to insufficient evidence.

The late Deloras Ireland pictured with her sons and grandchildren in happier times before her tragic death.

One of the two men arrested for the murder of the Bluff victim, Deloras Ireland, has been released on bail due to insufficient evidence at the Durban Magistrate’s Court.

The other accused was found dead in the holding cells at Brighton Beach police station on Friday, 27 September.

Provincial police spokesperson, Colonel Thembeka Mbele, confirmed that an inquest docket is being investigated by Brighton Beach SAPS.

‘The body of a 42-year-old man was found hanging in the cells. The circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated,” she said.

According to Brighton Beach police spokesperson, captain Louise le Roux, the body of Bluff resident, Deloras Mary Ireland, aged 78, was discovered in her home situated along Grafton Street, by her son.

Her body was found in the laundromat of the house, concealed between black bags and clothing items. “The cause of death has not yet been determined, yet visible blunt force trauma to the victims’ head is suspected,” she said.

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