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Police appeal for leads after three charred bodies found near Wells Estate

Apr 25, 2018
Police appeal for leads after three charred bodies found near Wells Estate

Port Elizabeth police have appealed for assistance with information that can assist them in solving cases of murder and attempted murder after the charred remains of three people were found in bushes at Wells Estate on Tuesday.

According to police spokesperson, Constable Mcedi Mbombo, said two males, aged 24 and 26, were also taken to hospital with severe burn injuries.

“They were found in the bushes along N2 between Truckers Inn and Bluewater Bay at about 14:30, with the assistance of police helicopter,” he added.

"At this stage, the motive for the incidents are not known." 

Capt Mbombo said that cases of murder and attempted murder have been opened for investigation.

"Anyone with information that can assist the police investigations should contact the nearest police station or the SAPS crime stop line in 0860010111."