Body in burnt car: Remains suspected to be those of missing Bel Air woman

-DNA test to be conducted


The charred remains that were discovered in a torched car along the Linden-Soesdyke highway on Sunday is suspected to be those of missing Bel Air woman, Nirvana Algu.

This was confirmed by Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum who told the News Room that investigators are currently in the process of obtaining samples from the remains and Algu’s relatives which will be sent for DNA testing.

The skeletal remains were found at around 17:00 hrs at the back of Swan Village on the Soesdyke-Linden highway.

Reports are that a passerby noticed the car-an Audi bearing registration number PTT 4651 on fire – and immediately informed the police.

At left is the vehicle on fire; at right is the torched car where the charred remains of a person were found inside

Upon their arrival, the News Room was told that ranks saw the car in a clump of bushes.

The driver’s side door was open and what appeared to be bones and skull of a human were seen on the driver’s seat.

The News Room understands that the vehicle is registered in the name of Algu.

Reliable information reaching the News Room revealed that Algu was last seen at 16:32 hrs in the said car at the Soesdyke junction. She was alone.

Efforts to locate her have since proved futile.

The News Room understands that Algu recently divorced her husband.

Prior to the discovery, all of Algu’s social media posts were deleted.

As the probe continues, investigators are currently questioning one individual, who they believe may have knowledge of the case.

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  1. habeeb says

    Sure looks like a case of suicide ?

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