Eastern Cape murder suspect due in court

2018-04-01 16:33


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A 27-year-old man is expected to appear in the Centane Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday in connection with the murder of a man who had been missing, Eastern Cape police said on Sunday. 

A 37-year-old man got lost on Friday night at Manzana in Qina village, Centane, said Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The deceased was found on Saturday...at about 09:30. He had an upper body injury."

Following a police investigation, the suspect, aged 27, was arrested.

He is now due in the Centane Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

"The motive for the murder is not known."

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