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Police need help after body found on roadside with bullet wounds

Aug 15, 2018
Police need help after body found on roadside with bullet wounds

Police are appealing to members of the public for information that could lead to the apprehension of a killer or killers after the body of an unidentified man in his 30's was found by the roadside in East London.

"This is after a passing motorist spotted a body lying in the bushes near Siyathemba location, Berlin, outside East London, on Thursday, 9 August 2018 in afternoon," described police spokesperson, Captain Mluleki Mbi.

"After stopping another passing motorist for assistance, they then called the police .

"The body was found with bullet wounds on the upper body and legs."

Cpt Mbi said that the dead man was found wearing black shoes, navy and red t-shirt and a navy hooded jacket.

"Anyone with information is requested to contact Detective Sergeant Phikisile Gaffin on 043-6852233 or 0785770440. All information will be treated with confidentiality."