Unclaimed dead: police appeal to community

2011-09-23 00:00

ALEXANDRA Road detectives are making an appeal to the community to identify and claim the bodies of the following people:

On September 3, police found the body of an unknown adult African male, approximately 27 years old, believed to have been hit by a train at the Mkondeni railway line along C.B. Downes Road. He was wearing a viscose short-sleeve shirt with orange and white stripes, white pants and grey boots.

On September 11, the body of an unknown adult African male was found next to a railway line at Pentrich railway station in Masons Mill. It is also believed that he was hit by a train. He was wearing a black jacket, a light-blue long-sleeve shirt, brown pants and brown shoes and had the number two tattooed on his left shoulder. A broken Nokia cellphone was found in his possession. Anyone with information regarding these people or their next-of-kin may contact Sergeant Samantha Kerr on 033 845 7714 or 033 845 7724.

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