Second body in a month found dumped in open veld

POLICE suspect the body of a man found dumped in an open veld in Bredell on the morning of August 2, may have been killed elsewhere.

This is the second body in a month found dumped in an open veld. In mid-July, the partially decomposed body of a naked woman was found in a ditch in Rhodesfield. She has still not been identified.

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A person walking by noticed the man’s body and alerted police about the grisly find at about 7am.

Kempton Park SAPS spokesperson, Capt Jethro Mtshali, told EXPRESS the man was estimated to be about 20-30 years old.

“The deceased had bruises on his face and lower body and rodents had already begun feeding on his hands and nose,” Mtshali explained.

“He was found wearing black trousers, a black t-shirt and a black lumber jacket that was branded ‘L & E Plant Hire and Repairs CC’. He was not wearing shoes.”

“We request the assistance of the community to come forward with information about both bodies.”

Anyone with information can contact D/Sgt Jason Bramdaw on 081 463 6131, 011 393 8600 or 08600 10111. Alternatively, SMS the crime line on 32211.

Nolwazi Dhlamini
Senior Journalist

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