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Butterworth police appeal for leads after body of unidentified man found

Oct 14, 2019
Butterworth police appeal for leads after body of unidentified man found

Butterworth - Butterworth police are investigating a murder case that occurred over the weekend and have appealed for assistance with leads and information on the deceased.

"It is alleged that on Saturday, at about 06:30, a community member found a murdered person at Ngxalathi Village, Butterworth," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"Butterworth police were alerted and when they were at the scene, they discovered that the deceased had suffered bullet injuries on his lower body."

He added that the deceased is an unknown man.

"No one has been arrested yet," said Capt Manatha.

"Butterworth Police are appealing to anyone who has information about the murder and who can identify the deceased to contact them at 047 401 1124."

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