Communities help needed to find murderer
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.