Welkom police have found three unidentified bodies of African men with shot wounds in their heads.
The bodies were found lying and facing the ground, with their hands tied up at their backs with socks. They had shot wounds in their heads and were found shoeless.
According to witnesses, several shots were heard on the 14 February 2019 at about 18:00. On the 15 February 2019 at about 13:20 the Welkom Flying Squad was informed about three bodies near the Sable Mine Evaporation Area next to R30 – Welkom/Odendaalsrus Road.
Preliminary investigation reveals that its one South African and two Zimbabwean nationals. The motive of these senseless killings is unknown and triple murder case is being investigated.
Residents are request to assist in tracing these murder suspects. Should anyone have information, contact Detective Warrant-Officer Elliot Khutsoane of the Welkom Detective Services at 083-940-1743.