Thursday, 12 September 2019

Welkom: Two unknown bodies were found from mine premises. The other, body relatives came forward to identify their deceased.

Relatives are requested to come forward to identify the other body that is still kept at the Government mortuary.

On the 18 February 2019, at Eland Shaft mine; Welkom, mine security brought from underground two unknown bodies of illegal miners. The following day, the other body was identified by the family at the Government mortuary.

The body of the other illegal miner, has not yet been identified and relatives are therefore requested to come forward in tracing their deceased.

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