The scene of the domestic dispute which led to Reshma Kanchan's death, this morning. (Image: KEVON FELMINE)


A Penal woman has been murdered in a domestic dispute, this morning.

The victim has been identified as 25-year-old Reshma Kanchan, a mother of two.

According to reports, at about 8 am, Reshma had just left her Laltoo Trace Extension home in Penal, on her way to work, when she was attacked.

The suspect allegedly chopped her several times about the neck and shoulders.  Her head reportedly was almost severed from her body during the attack.

Reshma Kanchan was killed while on her way to work this morning.

The suspect reportedly then attempted to take his own life while driving away from the scene of the crime. The vehicle is said to have crashed not too far away.

Police discovered Reshma’s body lying in the driveway of one of her neighbours.

Guardian Media understands that the suspect was taken to hospital for medical attention, and currently is under police custody.

Investigations are ongoing.