Shepherd discovers unknown man’s body, relative’s sought

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A shepherd was walking with his cattle through an open field when he noticed an adult white male aged between 30 and 45 years lying on the sidewalk next to the road. As he went closer, he discovered that the white man was dead and contacted the police.

The discovery of the deceased was on Saturday, 9 February 2019 at about 14:50 on R34 road in Odendaalsrus. The deceased was wearing a blue and white T-shirt and blue jean pants.

An inquest docket was registered at Odendaalsrus Police station and the body was then taken to the Welkom Government Mortuary for further investigation.

Anyone that may have information regarding the deceased’s family or relatives may contact Detective Constable Seleke Mahloko of Odendaalsrus Detective Services at 076-759-0534 or 057-916-2433 during office hours.