Dumped body discovered on the R70 road


A body of an unknown male was discovered this week on the Ventersburg/Hennenman road with stab wounds on his neck. Police in Ventersburg has requested the community’s assistance in locating the family of the deceased.

At around 08:45 on Tuesday 20 October 2020 a pedestrian reported the discovery of the body of an unknown male on the R70 road just 4 km from Ventersburg towards Hennenman.

According to police spokesperson, Brigadier Motantsi Makhele, the police found the body of an African male with two stab wounds to the neck, as well as blunt stab wounds at the back of his head.

“The green and yellow T-shirt he was wearing, was pulled up to his neck, which made it clear that he was not killed at the scene where he was found,” said Makhele.

Vehicle tracks were also discovered on the scene. The deceased was  wearing blue jeans without shoes.

A case of murder has been registered and anyone with information on what could have led to the murder of the deceased, as well as the whereabouts of his relatives, should contact Detective Constable Tshediso Sakoana of the Ventersburg Detective Services 063 223 1696 or call Crime Stop at 08600 10111. Alternatively send information anonymously via MySAPS App.

Pierce van Heerden