Man found murdered near tavern

2014-12-28 07:15
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Johannesburg - A man believed to be in his thirties was found murdered on Saturday in Butterworth, Eastern Cape police said.

Captain Jackson Manatha said the body was discovered by a passer-by near a tavern in the Zithulele industrial area.

Manatha said the man was stabbed several times on his upper body.

Police are investigating the murder.

"The regular patrons of the tavern seem not to know the man, so we appeal to the community to come forth with any information that can help us identify the man."

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