Body found inside toilet cubicle at Pretoria University

2016-01-06 11:10

Pretoria - The body of a man, believed to be aged 65, was found in a toilet cubicle at the University of Pretoria, police said on Wednesday.

"The Brooklyn police are investigating a case of murder following the discovery of the body of a 65-year-old man in a toilet cubicle on the campus of the University of Pretoria," spokesperson Captain Colette Weilbach said.

"The man was reported missing by his wife on Tuesday, 5 January 2016 after her husband did not return home from work."

Weilbach said the man worked as a project manager at the University of Pretoria. A search for the missing man was conducted throughout the night.

"At about 04:30 on Wednesday morning, 6 January 2016, his body was discovered by campus security officers in a toilet cubicle at the administration building. A plastic bag was tied around his head," she said. 

She appealed to people with information to contact police.

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