Friends and family of Karabo Mokoena surround her casket during her funeral service in Diepkloof, Soweto on Friday.
JOHANNESBURG - Karabo Mokoena will be laid to rest at Westpark Cemetery in Johannesburg on Friday.
The 22-year-old's charred body was found in Lyndhurst on April 29, a day after she was reported missing.
Several government officials attended the service, including the Minister of Women Susan Shabangu and Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini.
Minister Susan Shabangu: at a time of such brutality on a soul so beautiful and so young...as government we condemn this. #Karabofuneral— Karyn Maughan (@karynmaughan) May 19, 2017
A memorial service was held for Mokoena on Wednesday.
Her boyfriend, Sandile Mantsoe, is facing a charge of murder and defeating the ends of justice.
The funeral service is underway at the Diepkloof Hall in Soweto.
Bontle Mokoena:my little sister was so bold. You used to tell me you need to stand up, you need to be tall. You need to be grateful for life— Karyn Maughan (@karynmaughan) May 19, 2017