Grisly find at Montecasino

2013-09-23 10:36
(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

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Johannesburg - The decomposing body of a man has been found in the boot of a car at Montecasino in Fourways, north of Johannesburg, Gauteng police said on Monday.

"It was found [on Sunday] around 13:00 by security guards on patrol. They were drawn [to investigate] by the smell coming out of the car," Lieutenant Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said.

Police were called and they opened the car's boot, where the decomposing body was found.

A check on the car's registration number showed that the car had not been reported stolen.

The owner of the car would be interviewed, and no arrests had been made by Monday morning. Police were investigating a case of murder.

A post-mortem examination would show the cause of death.

Closed-circuit television footage from the casino would be used in the investigation, Dlamini said.


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