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Butterworth police investigating culpable homicide, need help identifying victim

Nov 20, 2018
Butterworth police investigating culpable homicide, need help identifying victim

Butterworth police are investigating a case of culpable homicide following an accident that occurred over the weekend.

"It is alleged that a man, believed to be about 63-years-old, was crossing the N2 road at Ndabakazi junction, Butterworth, on Saturday, at about 4am, when a car hit him," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackon Manatha.

"He passed away at the scene.

"The cause of the accident is not known but under the investigation by the Butterworth Police detectives."

Captain Manatha said that the deceased has not yet been identified.

"Any family that is looking for its relative of that age group can contact Butterworth Police at 047 401 1100."

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