Family has no funds for funeral of young mom

The body of a 22-year-old woman has been lying in a mortuary for 59 days.

The body of a 22-year-old woman has been lying in a mortuary for 59 days.

Dipuo Mokgoro, from a farm near Lichtenburg, North West, and mother of an 18-month-old girl, died on December 31 after a short illness.

Her aunt, Mosidi Tamino, 54, said on Monday: "I have knocked on every door I can think of, but no one is willing to help us bury her."

The United Christian Democratic Party constituency officer , Batsi Mmusi, said it is the municipality's job to help indigent families. - Elisha Molefe

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