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Burnt body found along Old Grahamstown Road, PE

By Afikile Lugunya - Feb 13, 2018
Burnt body found along Old Grahamstown Road, PE

Police have appealed to the public for assistance with information that might help them in their investigations after a burnt body of an unknown person was discovered along the Old Grahamstown Road, close to Enviroserv, in Port Elizabeth.

According to police spokesperson, Captain Andre Beetge, “The discovery was made by Enviroserv personnel just after 11:15 this morning and they alerted police.

“It is suspected that the body of the person was set alight using tyres.”

Captain Beetge also said that police was unable to establish the motive for this murder and the identity of this person on the scene.

An appeal has been made for anybody with information that might help the police to contact the investigating officer, Detective Constable Sikhumbuzo Lawula at 083 875 5088