Help wanted to ID skeletal remains found in 2012

2014-11-12 18:15


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Johannesburg - North West police on Wednesday appealed for help in identifying the skeletal remains of a person found in 2012, a spokesperson said on Wednesday.

"Police are requesting anyone who has a missing person reported in 2012 to contact... police," said Captain Pelonomi Makau.

The bones and skull of a man were found in a forest at Matlwang village outside Potchefstroom in October 2012, and June 2013.

The remains were sent to the Forensic Anthropology Research Centre of the University of Pretoria for reconstruction.

"In February 2014, three dimensional craniofacial reconstruction was done of the skull for identification of the possible victim," said Makau.

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