Body recovered of alleged robber killed in gunfight with cops

2016-06-08 17:24
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Durban – Authorities on Tuesday recovered the body of a man who was believed to have been involved in a shooting with crime intelligence officials, Durban police said on Wednesday.

Police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala said a search and rescue team was called out to Crossmore, Chatsworth, to recover the body of a man from a steep embankment near a railway line.

"The victim was killed during a shooting with crime intelligence members and was wanted for several armed robberies in the Chatsworth area.

"A .38 Special revolver was recovered at the scene."

Gwala said a case of attempted murder was opened at Chatsworth police station for investigation.

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