Pregnant woman shot dead one day after burying her brother


A 33-year-old pregnant woman on Sunday was part of a duo that fell victim of gang violence in Kraaifontein, South Africa.
Megan Goosen, who was six-months along and an unidentified man were shot with no one coming to their rescue until the next day.
Her remains was found lying in the yard of a maisonette in Dahlia Street, Scottsville, on Monday morning.
Her family, who had just buried her brother the previous day, was thrown into further mourning, with her murder.  Houston Goosen was also shot, but at a different location-Rembrandt Street last week.
It is believed Megan was trying to flee after rival gangs started shooting in the area just after 9pm on Sunday.
A family member of Megan's, who spoke to Daily Voice on the condition of anonymity said “I saw Megan on Saturday at her brother’s funeral. I still joked with her as she was wearing high heels and I told her she’d better walk carefully with those heels and her pregnant magie (stomach). She was six months pregnant; why shoot her?” the relative asks.
Megan worked as a domestic worker at a house in Carnation Road and her employer says the mom-to-be was a trustworthy person.
“She was a wonderful person, regardless if she used to skarrel. She used to work in my home as a domestic worker and I never had any problems with Megan, I could trust her in my home,” the woman says.
Police spokesperson, Sinathi Joni, says no arrests have been made in either shooting.
“A murder case is under investigation following the discovery of the body of a 33-year-old woman in Scottsville, Kraaifontein, on 19 March at approximately 7.45am on Monday.
“Circumstances surrounding the discovery are under investigation with no arrests at this stage,” Joni said.

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