Decomposing body found in Welkom dam

2016-08-13 07:20
Dam. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

Dam. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Bloemfontein - The decomposing body of a man was found floating in a dam in Witpan, an industrial area in Welkom, Free State police said on Friday.

Since a fisherman found the body on Saturday, the body had still not been identified or claimed from the local government mortuary, Captain Stephen Thakeng said.

Investigations revealed that the man was hit on the head with a blunt object and thrown into the dam. No arrests had yet been made.

Anyone with information about the crime could contact Detective Sergeant Teswin Carls on 057 391 6238 during office hours, or 072 294 9306.

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