Body of unidentified man discovered in Harts River

NORTHERN CAPE - The police in Jan Kempdorp are investigating a case of murder following the discovery of a body in the Harts River near Jan Kempdorp. It is alleged that the body of an unknown man was discovered floating on the river by a passer-by and the hands were tied with a rope while the feet were tied with a chain. The victim is suspected to be between ages of 30 and 40 years. Upon discovery, he was wearing a red and black Orlando Pirates t-shirt, with blue trousers and a brown grasshopper shoe on one foot.

The police request that anyone who may have information about this incident or may have anyone missing who fits the description to please contact the Investigating Officer, Sergeant Itumeleng Mmoloeng on 060 976 9069 or the police station on 053 456 5200 alternatively the Crime Stop line 08600 10111. Police investigation continues.

Source: South African Police Service