Body of uniden­ti­fied male re­cov­ered in dam

Zululand Observer - Weekender - - ZO NEWS -

A SE­VERELY de­com­posed body of an un­known man, be­lieved to be about 25-years-old, was re­cov­ered at a dam in Gingindlovu on Tues­day af­ter­noon

Ac­cord­ing to King Cetshwayo Clus­ter Po­lice spokesper­son, Cap­tain Mbon­geni Md­lalose, po­lice were in­formed about the body by an in­duna.

‘A lo­cal cat­tle herder ini­tially saw some­thing sus­pi­cious float­ing on the sur­face of the dam.

‘Upon fur­ther in­spec­tion he iden­ti­fied it as a body and in­formed the in­duna, who then con­tacted po­lice.

‘Em­pan­geni K9 Search and Res­cue and po­lice divers were de­ployed to the scene to help re­cover the body.’

Md­lalose said the body is that of an African male.

‘At this stage the body has been sent for a post mortem to de­ter­mine the cause of death.

‘Ac­cord­ing to our mem­bers, it was se­verely de­com­posed but had no im­me­di­ate vis­i­ble in­juries upon re­cov­ery.

‘An in­quest docket has been opened and will be in­ves­ti­gated,’ said Md­lalose.

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