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Police ask for assistance in identifying Butterworth hit-and-run victim

Sep 29, 2017
Police ask for assistance in identifying Butterworth hit-and-run victim

Msobomvu police have appealed to the public for assistance in identifying the body of a man, believed to be 34 years old, who was apparently killed in a hit-and-run near Butterworth.

"The deceased was found after 04:00, on Friday morning, along N2 road near the Walter Sisulu University, Butterworth," described police spokesperson, Capt Jackson Manatha.

"The deceased is believed to have been knocked by a vehicle that never stopped.

"A case of culpable homicide has been opened for investigation. No one has been arrested."

Anyone who may identify the deceased is requested to contact Msobomvu Police at 047 4920 180.