Unidentified deceased man’s next of kin sought
AFTER finding a badly decomposed body hanging from a tree in a gum plantation, Mtubatuba police are appealing to anyone who may be missing a loved one, to contact them.
The body was found on 2 February by a young herdsman herding cattle along the railway line through the gum plantation in KwaManandi area.
The man is estimated to be about 35 years old and he was wearing a jacket with the word ‘Identity’ written on it.
His jacket was cuffed with a white collar, he was also wearing khaki jeans and white takkies.
In his pocket there was a red toothbrush.
The remains were taken to Mtubatuba government mortuary and an inquest docket has been opened.
If anyone has any information about a missing loved one, they are to contact Captain Justice Hlabisa on 064 7331128 or the Mtubatuba Police Station on 035 5506119.