Be­headed body thought to be busi­ness­man

The Herald (South Africa) - - NEWS - Far­ren Collins

A PROM­I­NENT Cape Town busi­ness­man is thought to have been kid­napped and de­cap­i­tated.

Col­leagues close to In­fovest chief ex­ec­u­tive Robin Kem­per‚ 50‚ said although of­fi­cial con­fir­ma­tion had not come from po­lice‚ in­for­ma­tion they had, con­firmed that Kem­per had been mur­dered.

Yes­ter­day, the SA Po­lice Ser­vice said the body of a de­cap­i­tated man had been found on Fri­day‚ but would not con­firm if it was Kem­per.

“The fam­ily are just wait­ing for the of­fi­cial de­tails for the death cer­tifi­cate‚” long-time friend of Kem­per and fam­ily spokesman Justin Wheat­ley said.

“They are dis­traught but they are a tight unit and have friends for sup­port. We are re­luc­tant to di­vulge any more in­for­ma­tion be­cause we want a proper pros­e­cu­tion [of those re­spon­si­ble].”

Kem­per‚ who was mar­ried and had two bi­o­log­i­cal chil­dren and two stepchil­dren‚ was re­ported miss­ing by his wife on Tues­day evening.

Po­lice spokesman FC van Wyk‚ said that fol­low­ing the re­port a po­lice in­ves­ti­ga­tion led to the ar­rest of two sus­pects – a 47-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman – who were de­tained and charged with kid­nap­ping.

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