Friday, 03 January 2020

Welkom: Police in Thabong request the community to help them find murder suspects after an unknown body was found on Thursday; 02 January 2020, in Constantia road, in an open field at Thabong.

The Cluster Commander of Thabong; Major General Apaphia Modise, attended the scene and tasked a team of the Detectives to ensure that perpetrators are brought to book to face the might of the law.

Police received a complaint about a body lying in an open field and attended to the complaint. On arrival at the scene, they found a man who claims to have been collecting cans when he saw a person half burnt on the field.

The police found a body of an African however could not be identified, as the upper body was burnt beyond recognition. A tyre was used to burn the deceased and it was found still burning on the deceased’ body.

The Medical Emergency Services were summoned to the scene and the person was certified dead. The gender of the deceased has not yet been confirmed . The deceased was found wearing black jeans.

A murder case is under investigation and no arrest has been made yet.

Police appeal to anyone who has information that might be useful to contact Detective Sergeant; Gerrie Nel of Thabong Detective Services, on the following number (057) 910 2362, during office hours or provide information via MySAPS App.