Body found in Shelly Beach

2012-11-07 00:00

POLICE are investigating the murder of a man in Shelly Beach.

A resident in the area discovered the body and reported it to the police.

The man was found lying on his stomach in a residential area at about 8 am on Monday. He had two wounds on the head.

Two foreign banknotes were found next to the body.

Parked next to the body was a grey BMW with an ND registration plate.

Police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Zandra Wiid said an investigation into what type of weapon was used in the murder was under way.

“An adult male was found lying on his stomach under a tree. Identity of the victim has not been established,” she said. She said the motive for the killing was not clear at this stage.

A post mortem will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

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