Body is found hang­ing on tree

Zululand Observer - Weekender - - ZO NEWS - Tam­lyn Jolly

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 lead­ing cat­tle along the rail­way line through the plan­ta­tion in KwaManandi area.

The vic­tim 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 and he wore 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.

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