Body found burnt beyond recognition in Dwaalboom outside Bela-Bela

LIMPOPO – Police in Dwaalboom outside Bela-Bela have launched a manhunt for a suspect(s) following the killing of an unknown person, whose body was found burnt in bushes.

According to police spokesperson, Col Moatshe Ngoepe, the chilling discovery was made in the early hours of Tuesday morning by passers by near a local farm, who immediately alerted police.

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“Police responded immediately and on arrival with Medical Emergecy Services, they found the body of an unknown person, who might be in his/her thirties, burnt beyond recognition. The cause of death is unknown at this stage, but the postmortem will tell as it is still to be conducted,” he explained.

The motive behind the killing is unknown.

“The race, gender and nationality of the deceased is still unknown and the area where the body was found is on the border of Limpopo and North West so he/she might be from one of these two provinces,” Ngoepe added.

Anyone who might have any information about this matter or who can assist with the identification of the deceased, may contact Detective Warrant Officer Benjamin Kwata at 082 736 5174; the crime stop number 08600 10111; the crime line sms 32211 or the nearest police station.

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Raeesa Kimmie
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