Monday, 28 January 2019

Welkom: An unknown man was found hanging on a tree and was already dead. The deceased is kept in the Welkom State Mortuary for relatives to come forward to identify him.

On Sunday the 20 January 2019, Welkom Police were informed about a man hanging on a tree between Welkom Traffic Department and Harmony Training Centre.

On arrival, an unknown African man was found already passed on. He was wearing blue jean trouser and a red T-shirt and he could be 25 to 40 years old. The deceased was taken to Welkom Mortuary. It is suspected that he might have committed suicide and a case of Inquest has been registered for further investigation.

So far, nobody has come forward to claim the deceased.

Should anyone have information leading to the tracing of the relatives of the deceased, Detective Constable Stanley Manake of Welkom Detective Services can be contacted at telephone number (057) 391 6262 during office hours.