Body of man found in Cullinan veld

2012-05-23 16:31

Johannesburg - The decomposed body of a man was found in the veld next to the Bynespoort gravel road in Cullinan on Wednesday, police said.

Police spokesman Johannes Jaftha said a couple were collecting firewood at 08:30 on Wednesday when they discovered the body.

"The couple stopped a passer-by to help them call the police. The cause of death is unknown and a post mortem will be held soon," he said.

Jaftha said the identity of the man, in his 30s, was unknown and he was wearing khaki trousers, a cream T-shirt and black sandals.

Police investigations were continuing and an inquest docket had been opened, he said.