Ethiopian national found dead in Butterworth

2012-12-16 15:47

Johannesburg - An Ethiopian national has been found dead in an open field in Jojweni, Butterworth, Eastern Cape police said on Sunday.

He was found on Saturday afternoon with two wounds on his upper body, Captain Jackson Manatha said.

It was unclear what sort of wounds were inflicted.

The 31-year-old, who had two trading stores, drove to his home on Friday night. When he got there his 29-year-old girlfriend heard him arrive around 20:00, and the doors of his car close.

"The girlfriend was worried when he did not come inside and panicked. She went outside and did not see the man and his car."

She contacted the police and a search began. The car was found at the Ndabakazi forest at 23:00. A local resident found his body around 15:00 the next day.

No arrests had been made yet.

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