Murdered man wrapped in blanket

2012-05-15 12:08

East London - A man was found murdered near the Mbhashe River in Willowvale, Eastern Cape police said on Tuesday.

Captain Jackson Manatha said the body of the 32-year-old was found wrapped up in a blanket on Monday around noon.

"A case of murder has been opened after the body was examined and head and body injuries were found."

Police found an identity document with the name Thembelani Lukhoza, but were not sure if it belonged to the victim.

  • Mphotent - 2012-05-15 12:19

    I hope Saps had notified relatives before anything else said on Public. I wonder whose identity that is and how it connects with the deceased. Condolences to the affect family and relatives.

  • Kate - 2012-05-16 17:08

    There have been 146 murders that have been reported in Willowvale since 2009. For more information on the crime statistics in your area visit

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