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Skeletal remains found in greenbushes


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

GQEBERHA - SAPS Kabega Park detectives are investigating an inquest after skeletal remains of a man was found in bushes near an informal settlement on Sunday morning, 27 March 2022.

It is alleged that at about 11:15 on the mentioned date, children were playing in the bushes near Zwelindinga informal settlement in Greenbushes when they stumbled onto the skeleton. Police suspect that the person may have died about 6 months ago. Neatly packed wood was lying next to deceased. The deceased was attired in a yellow T-shirt, khaki pants and a brown/khaki belt. His Converse black and white takkies and two black beanies were lying next to him. He is about 1,6 m in height.

Anyone who can assist police in identifying the deceased through his clothing or may know of anyone who may have gone to collect wood or anyone who may have been missing for a long time, is asked to contact SAPS Kabega Park, D/W/O Bertus Blom on 082 442 1017 or their nearest police station or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.


Colonel Priscilla Naidu
071 362 8726