Former UKZN professor found dead with arms tied behind his back

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82-year-old professor Francois Hugo was found dead in his home in Hilton with his hands tied behind his back.
82-year-old professor Francois Hugo was found dead in his home in Hilton with his hands tied behind his back.

Artist and former University of KwaZulu-Natal professor Francois Hugo (82) was found dead in his Hilton home with his hands tied behind his back on Thursday.

Hugo’s son, Charles, who lives in the Netherlands, said via e-mail that he was informed that his father had most likely been murdered.

“They found his body in his home. He was found dead [Wednesday] on the floor in his home by SAPS and the next-door neighbour with his hands tied behind his back.

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