Durban man found with a human head is willing to work with police

2017-08-04 18:10
(Duncan Alfreds, News24)

(Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Durban – A man who was found in possession of a human head in the Durban CBD on Friday morning "is willing to reveal more details" about the circumstances leading to the crime, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

Police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Thulani Zwane told News24 that the body has not yet been found.

The suspect was found with the human head stashed in a backpack on the corner of Cross and Short Street in the CBD.

"More arrests are imminent as the suspect has promised to shed more light on the ordeal. For now, he is the only one who has been arrested and charged with murder," he said.

Zwane said he could not share more details on the matter as investigations were still ongoing, but said it was "obvious" that the man was not alone when he committed the crime.

Initial reports had revealed that the man was arrested with a sangoma he had met to sell the head to.

"For now the sangoma has not been arrested," Zwane said.

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