Homeless man found dead

2014-08-15 00:00

A HOMELESS man was found dead in the central business district yesterday.

Police were alerted by a street child who had spotted the body near the corner of Peter Kerchhoff Street and Victoria Road.

Lieutenant Jack Haskins, a member of the Pietermaritzburg K9 Search and Rescue unit, said they suspect the man died from natural causes because there were no visible injuries to his body.

Haskins said an inquest docket will be opened for further investigation.

The body of another vagrant was found under the railway bridge on Roberts Road, near Victoria Road, on Monday.

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