Wednesday, 29 January 2020
Wepener: Police found a body of a teenager floating in a dam near Wepener without any clothes on. The gruesome discovery occurred yesterday, 28 January 2020 in the afternoon by workers at Welbedagt Dam and they immediately alerted the Police.
On arrival at the scene, it was discovered that the body had been in water for a few weeks. The deceased is estimated to be between 14 and 19 years of age. At this stage, the deceased is unknown and the cause of death is unknown.
Police in Wepener request the community to assist in locating the family of the deceased or any family that has a missing person to contact Wepener Police on (051) 583 5219 or Detective Sergeant Ntuli on 082 301 6347.
An inquest docket was opened pending post-mortem results.