Missing Free State manager's body found

2012-03-13 16:51
Bloemfontein - The body of the Naledi local municipality's manager was found near Ladybrand after he was reported missing over the weekend, Free State police said on Tuesday.

Thami Tukani, 48, was found in the veld next to the N8, about 5km from Ladybrand, on Monday, Colonel Thandi Mbambo said.

Tukani was last seen on Thursday. On Saturday, a family friend saw his car abandoned next to the N8. A formal missing person's report was filed on Sunday.

Mbambo said the file was handed to the Hawks in Bloemfontein. They found the body near the car at about 13:00 on Monday.

Police said Tukani had no visible injuries and his car was not tampered with. Tukani was identified on Tuesday. A post mortem would be conducted to determine the cause of death.
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