Welkom: The body was found with a gunshot wound in the head. A case of murder was registered and manhunt launched to trace the suspects.
On the 2 December 2017, Welkom Police were informed about the body at Welkom Railway Station with gunshot wound on the head. On arrival, the body of an African male person who was later identified as the late Mr Shadrack Teboho Motjamela aged 24 years old who was wearing a black top, blue trouser, white gumboots, a pick and a garden spade were found in his hands.
The motive of the killing is currently unknown as well as murder suspects but a manhunt has been launched.
Should anyone have information leading to the arrests of the suspects, Detective Warrant Officer Riaan de Lange of Welkom Detective Services can be contacted at telephone number 057- 391 6271 during office hours.