Family of man sought

2019-03-12 06:00

Police are requesting assistance in locating the family of Johannes Van Wyk.

According to a statement, on 11 February at 14:45, Mitchell’s Plain police received a complaint of a body lying on an open field in First Avenue, Eastridge next to the Mitchell’s Plain Day Hospital. The body was that of Van Wyk, a 36-year-old man who last resided at 15 Good Hope Street, Heinz Park. An inquest case docket was opened for investigation. A post mortem was completed and the cause of death was determined to be of natural causes.

At the time of his death, he was wearing blue pants, a red top, black shoes, and a Vodacom T-shirt.

Mitchell’s Plain police urgently requires the assistance of his family to identify the body at the Salt River Mortuary.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the investigating officer Constable Jonathan Jacobs on 021 370 1617.

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