Tied up, badly-bruised body found in Tafelsig

2018-01-30 12:29

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Mitchell’s Plain police urgently need help from the community in identifying a body that was discovered on a beach along Baden Powell Drive, near Swartklip Road, Tafelsig on Monday 29 January. 

Provincial police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk says the body was found at about 09:10. 

“Mitchell’s Plain police received a complaint of a body lying on the beach near a public parking area. The deceased was discovered by a passerby. On the police’s arrival, they found the deceased lying on the beach with his legs tied and he had sustained multiple head injuries and several bruises to his body.”

Van Wyk says the deceased is of African descent aged between 25 and 35.

“A murder case was opened for investigation. Anyone with information is urgently requested to contact the investigating officer Sergeant Billy Burrows on 081 267 9400.”

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