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Police appeal for assistance after body of white male found in Central

Aug 16, 2017
Police appeal for assistance after body of white male found in Central

Police in Humewood are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing the next of kin of an unidentified man, who was found dead in Central, Port Elizabeth, on Tuesday morning.

According to police information, the man is a white male, about 35 years old, was found lying in Thompson Road, next to the taxi rank.

"The person’s one leg was in metal straps," describeb police spokesperson, Colonel Priscilla Naidu.

"It would appear that his leg or ankle may have been recovering from a fracture.

"He was wearing a black tracksuit pants and a black fleecy tracksuit top. Hair is brown in colour."

She said that anyone, who can assist police in identifying this person or may know his next of kin is asked to contact D/W/O Eric Mathews at SAPS Humewood on 083 380 3714.