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Police need help tracing family of man found murdered in his shack

By Afikile Lugunya - Aug 10, 2018
Police need help tracing family of man found murdered in his shack

Police in Zwide, Port Elizabeth, have appealed to the public for assistance with tracing the family of a murder victim.

"The victim, 45-year-old  John Ben, needs to be identified by his family members," said police spokesperson, Captain Andre Beetge.

"The body of the murder victim was discovered on 28 July 2018 at 23:30.

"He was found on his bed in a shack at 31 Booi Street, Zwide with gun shot wounds in his chest and left arm."

Captain Beetge said that any person with more information that could assist police in this investigation or about his family can contact the investigating officer, Detective Constable Mfusi Tala at 078 954 1074.

"Family of the victim are requested to contact the SAPS urgently."