Howick: decomposing body in toilet pit

2008-12-30 00:00

AN unidentified body of a man, which was in a state of decomposition, was found in a toilet pit in an informal settlement near Howick on Monday afternoon.

Police suspect that the deceased was murdered because his hands were tied together with rope.

“At this stage police believe that the deceased may have been murdered elsewhere and dumped in the pit,” said police spokeswoman Inspector Joey Jeevan.

Jeevan has appealed to anyone with information about the incident to contact Captain Subba Naidoo at 033 239 9330 or 082 411 6535.

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