Missing man found buried

2017-10-04 06:01

arrested a suspect for allegedly killing and burying
29-year-old Msizi Makhathini.

KZN SAPS spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbhele said Makhithini was reported missing on September 16, at the Mountain Rise Police
Station where a missing person inquiry was opened for investigation.

“Intensive investigation led police to a dump site in Ashburton where a decomposed body was recovered.

“A case of murder has been opened at Alexandra Road Police Station for investigation.

DNA tests will be conducted to determine the possible date and cause of death.

“The suspect will be charged with murder and will appear at the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court soon,” Mbhele said.

She said more arrests are expected as the investigation continues.

“The dedication by police in Alexandra Road and Mountain Rise to solve the case is commended.

“We will ensure that all the criminals involved face the full might of law,” said the KwaZulu-Natal acting provincial commissioner, Major General Bheki Langa.

- Supplied.


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