Kimberley man's body found burnt, dumped in bushes

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The body of a man was found in some bushes by a passer-by in Kimberley.
The body of a man was found in some bushes by a passer-by in Kimberley.

Kimberley police have launched a manhunt for the suspects in a murder case.

The case was opened after the body of a man was found in a clump of bushes by a passer-by, said police spokesperson Brigadier Mohale Ramatseba.

The body was discovered in Westend at around 13:00 on Friday.

The man had suffered burn wounds to his body, said Ramatseba.

"Preliminary investigations reveal that the deceased was found tied with wires on his hands and was also burnt on his body and private parts," said Ramatseba.

Anyone with information about the suspects was urged to contact Warrant Officer Desmond Markgraaff at 082 302 0407.

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