Body found in Westridge

2018-07-03 06:00

Police are seeking assistance following the discovery of a body in Westridge.

Police learned of the presence of a body found on the dune near Wespoort Drive on Thursday at 13:00.

“Mitchell’s Plain police were alerted to a body that was found on the hillside in Westridge. The body of a man was found lying under a bush wrapped in a duvet. It appeared to be in an advanced decomposed state,” says police spokesperson Captain Ian Williams.

“The deceased is estimated to be between the ages of 50 and 60. The deceased was wearing black shoes and cream pants. A black jacket was found near the deceased. Police have opened an inquest case for further investigation.”V Anyone with information or if you know who the deceased may be, is urged to call investigating officer Detective Constable Jonathan Jacobs on 064 479 3038.

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