WATCH | Profile of a killer: Who is murdering Tshwane's homeless?

2019-07-17 08:52
A homeless man sits on the floor at a bus stop in the Magnolia Dell park, in Muckleneuk, Pretoria. The bodies of two homeless men were discovered in this park on June 8 and 9.

A homeless man sits on the floor at a bus stop in the Magnolia Dell park, in Muckleneuk, Pretoria. The bodies of two homeless men were discovered in this park on June 8 and 9. (Sharlene Rood)

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Between June 1 and June 19, five homeless men were found dead in Tshwane.

While police have not said whether the spate of murders was the work of a serial killer, they have called the perpetrator the "nocturnal prowler". They're on the hunt for a suspect... before more bodies turn up.

READ: EXCLUSIVE | Homeless Killings – Nocturnal prowler a balaclava-wearing lone wolf

The first body was found in a veld near Mears Park train station on June 1, according to police.

Two more bodies were found in Magnolia Park on June 8 and 9 and a fourth was found on a pavement on the corner of Justice Mahomed and Troye streets on June 18.

The fifth and body was found at a bus stop near Unisa's main campus on June 19.

Watch News24's video investigation above.

READ MORE: Homeless killings – What we know so far about the Tshwane murders

Read more on:    saps  |  pretoria  |  tshwane  |  crime  |  homeless killings
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