College boys discover dead body

2014-05-27 00:00

YOUNG boys from Maritzburg College made a gruesome discovery while playing rugby at one of the sports fields near the school yesterday afternoon.

The boys were apparently playing rugby on the fields on College Road opposite the school’s main campus when one of the boys discovered a decomposing body.

A parent said many of the boys had gone to look at the body. She said the dead man appeared to have been badly beaten.

The school said they were unaware of the incident.

Captain Thulani Zwane said the body of a 29-year-old man was found behind Maritzburg College. The circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated.

— Witness Reporter.

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