Charred body of a man found in boot of a burnt out vehicle in East London

BY YOLANDA PALEZWENI - JUNE 5, 2017
Charred body of a man found in boot of a burnt out vehicle in East London

Police in East London have launched an investigation after the charred body of a man believed to be in his 30's was found inside the boot of a burnt out vehicle near the Fort Jackson Quarry on Monday morning.

According to the police, the circumstances surrounding his death are still under investigation.

“A case of murder, is however, now under investigation,” said police spokesperson, Captain Mluleki Mbi.

Police have appealed to local residents, who might have knowledge of what happened to come forward and assist in their investigation, as no one has been arrested yet.