- Family and friends of Hillary Gardee gathered in Mpumalanga to pay their final respects as she was laid to rest
- Gardee was tragically murdered and the police launched a major investigation into her death which took place last week
- Gardee is the daughter of EFF Secretary General Godrich Gardee and the party has rallied around him following the news of his daughter's death
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Following the tragic murder of Hillary Gardee, the daughter of former EFF Secretary General Godrich Gardee, her friends and family are paying their final respects.
Gardee was laid to rest in Mpumalanga and the nation took the opportunity to say goodbye to the young mother.
The EFF as a party rallied around Godrich following the death of his daughter and has been very active in sharing information about her murder investigation.
New information in court documents indicates plot to kill Hillary Gardee was planned months in advance
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Social media users have taken to the internet in reaction to the photos and videos of her funeral
"I would like to applaud Gardee's family for a great sense of humour, Ubuntu, and the respect of their daughter's funeral. We hv seen so many blame games, political campaigns in many funeral but all am hearing here is thank thank thank for the support of everyone #HillaryGardee"
Hillary Gardee: Cops make breakthrough in case, suspect arrested
Earlier, Briefly News reported that the police have made a major breakthrough in the investigation into the murder of former Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) General Secretary Godrich Gardee's daughter Hillary Gardee.
Gardee's body was found on Lydenburg road on Tuesday and the police launched a major investigation into her death.
EFF demands facts from Minister of Police Bheki Cele around the motive for Hillary Gardee's brutal murder
The police announced that they had made an arrest but were unable to disclose any details as the investigation was still ongoing.
“Bloody incompetent": Gardee family criticises police, Mpumalanga SAPS responds
In similar news, the provincial police have refuted allegations that they were unaware of the bullet wound found on Hillary Gardee. According to police, Gardee was found with only bruises on her body, however, a forensics team later revealed that she had been shot in the back of the head.
The police also claim that they disclosed the information to the family. The 28-year-old was found murdered on Tuesday and was allegedly shot execution-style.
Mpumalanga police spokesperson Col Donald Mdhluli said that a team made up of various levels of officers has been put together to investigate the matter by Lt-Gen Semakaleng Daphney Manamela.
Source: Briefly News