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Police on the hunt for murder suspect/s

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Eastern Cape

GQEBERHA - Police in Humewood are on the hunt for a murder suspect/s after the body of a Nigerian male was found this morning, 8 June 2021 in Park Drive, St Georges.

It is alleged that on Tuesday 08/06 at approximately 08:10, SAPS Humewood responded to a complaint of a murder at the abovementioned address. On arrival the body of a male, Paul Okechukwu (36) was pointed out by a local security company. It is further alleged that Okechukwu’s body was found by a passer-by on his way to work. He sustained a gunshot wound to the head. His vehicle, a white Mercedes Benz which was found parked nearby has been impounded for further investigation.

At this stage the motive and suspect/s are unknown and a case of murder is under investigation. Anyone who can assist police in their investigation is asked to contact SAPS Humewood D/WO Chris Kleinhans on 082 650 7564 or Crime Stop 08600 1011 or their nearest police station.  Callers may remain anonymous and information received will be treated with strictest confidentiality.





Capt Sandra Janse Van Rensburg