Man’s body found next to M37 may be mental patient

The body of unknown man was found next to the M37 in the Kwaremi area on Saturday morning, 18 February.

“The body was discovered in the bush by a pedestrian at about 7am,” said Amanzimtoti SAPS communication officer, Captain Charlene van der Spuy.

“The deceased was about 60 years and dressed in a black pants and a blue overall top.

There were no external injuries visible on the body, therefore the cause of death will only be determined via a post mortem examination.

With inquiries made in the area where the body was found, information was received that the deceased was a possible mental patient.”

The body was taken to the Park Rynie mortuary.

A case of inquest was opened for further investigation. Amanzimtoti SAPS appeals to anyone who may have information to assist in the identification of the deceased, to call W/O Erasmus on 031-913-1324.



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