Body found seven months ago still unclaimed


Relatives of an unknown man, whose body was found at an old mine shaft are being sought.
The body of the approximately 30-year-old man was found in January 2019 and has not been claimed yet. The body has not yet been identified and police are requesting the relatives to come forward to claim the deceased from the Welkom Government Mortuary.
The police reported that on 12 January 2019 at about 06:40 the body of an unknown male was found at old mine shaft in Welkom. The deceased was wearing a black jacket, red striped T-shirt, red trousers and black underwear. He had a black rubber band around his waist and could be 1.7 m in height and 39.9 kg in weight.
Should anyone have information regarding the whereabouts of the relatives of the deceased, they should contact Detective-Warrant Officer Thabo Mokhethi of the Welkom Detective Services. He can be contacted at telephone number 057- 391-6297 or 082-857-6471.