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Police appeal for leads after badly burnt body found in Bethelsdorp

Oct 28, 2019
Police appeal for leads after badly burnt body found in Bethelsdorp

Port Elizabeth - Police in Bethesldorp, Port Elizabeth, are seeking the community’s assistance in tracing the next of kin of an unidentified man found dead on Sunday, 20 October.

According to police information, the body was found at about 06:00 in an open field in Lee Samuels Street in Ext 36 in Bethelsdorp.

"The male approximately 35-year-old was badly burnt," said police spokesperson, Brigadier Tembinkosi Kinana.

"At this stage, the circumstances surrounding the incident is not known and police are investigating a case of murder.

"Anyone who can assist in tracing or identifying the body is asked to contact D/Sgt TE Nobebe at SAPS Bethelsdorp on 041 404 3054."

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