Elandskop: body found in stream

2010-07-19 00:00

THE body of a 44-year-old man was found in a stream in Elandskop outside Pietermaritzburg on Saturday night.

Police spokesperson Warrant Officer Joey Jeevan said police believe that the man, who has been identified as Alson Hlela, drowned when he went to wash. She said foul play is not suspected, as he was still wearing his watch and a gold chain.

“His toiletries were found at the side of the stream. He was wearing a black pair of trousers and a white shirt,” said Jeevan.

She appealed to Hlela’s relatives to call Plessislaer police station on 033 398 9752.

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