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BODY OF UNKNOWN MAN FOUND ON THE ROAD AT LA MERCY: TONGAAT
2020/10/01      |  Written By:  Captain P NGWANE   |   Province:  Kwazulu-Natal

On Monday 2020-09-21 at about 08:00, SAPS Tongaat received a complaint of a dead body lying on the side of the road on ramp to M4 Highway South Bound, La Mercy.

On Police arrival at the scene of crime, Police noticed a body of an male about 60-years-old wearing a blue two piece overall and white T shirt. He was about 1,7m tall and average complexion. He was tied on the legs with a white string and his head covered with a white plastic bag. He was also tied on the neck with a string. On further observation police noticed that he had facial and head injuries. The deceased is unknown and the motive for killing is still unknown at this stage. A murder case docket was opened and police detectives are investigating. The body was taken to Phoenix Government mortuary for post mortem to be held.

Police request anyone who might assist with information that will lead to the identification of the deceased or any information that may assist to solve the case to contact Detective warrant Officer J Nandlall at 032 944 9929 or Crime Stop number 08600 10111. All information received will be treated as confidential.