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Dutywa police need help identifying man killed in vehicle accident

Aug 4, 2018
Dutywa police need help identifying man killed in vehicle accident

Dutywa police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after a man believed to be 40 years old was hit by a motor vehicle on Friday, at about 20:40, along N2.

According to police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha, the incident happened between Dutywa and Butterworth at Sheshegu Locality, Ngxakaxha Village near Dutywa.

"The pedestrian died at the spot," he said.

"The deceased is yet to be identified, hence the Dutywa police are appealing for community assistance to identify the deceased. The deceased is currently kept at the government mortuary at Butterworth."

Captain Manatha said it was not clear what type of clothes was the deceased wearing.

"Anyone who is looking for his/her male relative who has been missing since the night of Friday is urged to contact Dutywa Police @ 047 489 1333 to identify the deceased."