Body found at collapsed Tongaat mall

2013-12-24 09:01
The site of the collapsed mall. (File, AP)

The site of the collapsed mall. (File, AP) (AP)

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Johannesburg - The body of a suspected robber has been discovered at the collapsed Tongaat mall in KwaZulu-Natal, The Star reported on Tuesday.

According to the newspaper, the man allegedly robbed a woman of her necklace at a nearby shop before fleeing to the cordoned off construction site.

Colonel Jay Naicker reportedly told the paper that a passerby became aware of the body about two weeks later, because of a strong smell.

Two people died at the site on 19 November, when a concrete slab collapsed on top of workers building the mall. Several others were injured.

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