Man killed execution style near Ballito, KZN

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A man was shot and killed execution style near Ballito, on the KZN North Coast, on Monday morning.

According to Reaction Unit South Africa (Rusa), the body of an unidentified man was found on an unpaved road between Ballito and Tongaat.

“Members of Rusa arrived on scene at approximately 6:58 am and found the man lying in a prone position.

“His hands were bound behind his back with cable ties. He appears to have sustained two gunshot wounds and blunt force trauma to his head,” Rusa said in a statement.

Two 9mm spent cartridges were found near the body. According to Rusa the man appeared to be in his mid thirties.

“The motive for the execution style murder could not be confirmed,” Rusa said.

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