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Bishop Lavis police need help with information regarding an inquest case


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

WESTERN CAPE - Bishop Lavis police are seeking the assistance of the public to come forward with information to identify the body of an unknown man found in Downing Crescent, Montana on 19 August 2023 at about 11:23.

On the mentioned date, Metro ambulance services were dispatch to Downing Crescent in Montana where they attended to an unidentified male person in his late 40’s that was allegedly assaulted and hit by a vehicle.  He sustained head injuries and was transported to Tygerberg Hospital where he died on 08 September 2023. An inquest case was opened for investigation at Bishop Lavis SAPS.

The vehicle alleged to be involved in the hit is unknown and no witnesses at this stage to confirm the assault or particulars of the vehicle. Bishop Lavis SAPS detectives are still seeking for information as to what happened on the mentioned date and the identity of the deceased.

Anyone with any information on this accident is kindly requested to call the investigating officer Warrant Officer Rochelle Van Schalkwyk on 082 312 7221 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.


Captain Frederick van Wyk
082 302 9906