Shepherd finds body floating in Eastern Cape river

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A decomposed body was found floating in a river in Eastern Cape.
A decomposed body was found floating in a river in Eastern Cape.
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Eastern Cape police are investigating after a decomposed body was found floating in a river in Libode.

The body was discovered by a shepherd on Friday.

The deceased was approximately 35-years-old, dark in complexion, medium in height, and has short hair, Police said.

"At this stage, circumstances surrounding the incident are unknown. An inquest is being investigated," said police spokesperson Sergeant Kaya Matola-Mvanyashe. 

Anyone who can help in identifying the deceased person is asked to contact Libode Detective Sergeant Bhodoza on 082 92111374 and 078 8193 771, or call Crime Stop in 08600 10111, or their nearest police station. 


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