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Police appeal for leads following mystery murder of Kuyga man

Mar 7, 2018
Police appeal for leads following mystery murder of Kuyga man

Police in Port Elizabeth have appealed to the public for assistance with information that might help in their investigations after a Kuyga man was found shot dead.

"SAPS Kabega Park detectives is baffled as to the motive for the fatal shooting of a Kuyga man on Monday night," said police spokesperson, Col Priscilla Naidu. 

"It is alleged that on Monday, at about 21:00 , the body of Mpumelelo Nomayazi (49) was found lying in an open field near shacks in the Kuyga area." 

According to the deceased wife, her husband left home with an unknown person in a grey vehicle.

"She was later notified that her husband was lying in the field with gunshot wounds in the eye and neck. Motive for the murder is unknown at this stage."

Col Naidu said that police are appealing to the community to assist them in their investigation.

"Information may be communicated either voluntarily or anonymously to D/Capt Attie Klaasen at SAPS Kabega Park. He may be contacted on 082 302 6148 or Kabega Detective Service 041 397 6802."