Com­mu­ni­ties help nee­ded to find mur­de­rer

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GROOTHOEK Pa­calts­dorp po­li­ce has o­pe­ned a mur­der doc­ket for furt­her in­ves­ti­ga­ti­on af­ter the bo­dy was found ne­ar Groothoek in Hans­moe­s­kraal, Pa­calts­dorp Tu­es­day 23 Oc­to­ber.

The unkno­wn man in his mid-thir­ties was found with he­ad wounds, sus­pected to be cau­sed by a blunt ob­ject. He was we­a­ring dark blue trou­sers, a black hoody top and a pair of w­hi­te Ni­ke­tek­kies which was still in good con­di­ti­on. Vi­si­ble po­li­cing mem­bers at­ta­ched to Pa­calts­dorp we­re bu­sy with rou­ti­ne pa­trols in the ru­ral a­rea w­hen t­hey ma­de the gru­e­so­me dis­co­ve­ry at a­bout 09:10. The bo­dy was on the si­de of the ro­ad in Groothoek, at a fa­mous fis­hing spot ne­ar Pa­calts­dorp. Fo­ren­sic ex­perts we­re dis­pa­t­ched to the sce­ne w­he­re t­hey com­bed it for clu­es and e­vi­den­ce. An au­top­sy will be con­ducted on the bo­dy du­ring the week to de­ter­mi­ne the pos­si­ble cau­se of de­ath. T­hey ap­pe­al to the com­mu­ni­ty or anyo­ne who may ha­ve any in­for­ma­ti­on a­bout the in­ci­dent to con­tact the in­ves­ti­ga­ting of­fi­cer, WO Wil­li­am van S­chalk­wyk at the Pa­calts­dorp de­tecti­ves at 044 803 9100, 079 894 1589 or Cri­me Stop at 08600 10111.

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