The police at Bushbuckridge have launched a manhunt for suspects following an incident in which a man's body was found by a Shepard in the bushes at Dwarsloop near Bushbuckridge on Saturday, 19 March 2022 around 16h00.
According to the report, on the said day the Shepard alerted the authorities after the gruesome discovery where upon their arrival, the man was certified dead by the paramedics. The man's body was reportedly found hand-tied to a tree and was in a state of decomposition when he was found. Subsequently police at Bushbuckridge opened a murder case hence the manhunt. The motive for the killing is unknown at this stage.
The man is believed to be in his 30's and has not been identified as yet.
The police urge members of the public who are in sought of a family member or anyone with information that can assist in locating the man's family to contact Lieutenant Colonel Elizabeth Bhiya at 0726377947 or call the Crime Stop number on 08600 10111. Alternatively they can send information via MYSAPSAPP. All received information will be treated as confidential and callers may opt to remain anonymous.
Source: South African Police Service