Police still searching for missing Carsten Jocksch

GQEBERHA - SAPS Kabega Park detectives are still searching for Carsten Jocksch, aged 56, from Theesecombe who went missing on Wednesday, 02 February 2022.

According to police information at the time, Carsten Jocksch who resided on a smallholding in Kragga Kamma Road in Theesecombe, left his residence at about 05:00 on 02 February 2022 informing his friend that he was going cycling in the mountains in Groendal. Jocksch left in his grey Mercedes Benz sprinter which was found abandoned on 15 February 2022 in the Baviaanskloof area. Mr Jocksch was seen by some residents at the time however no contact was made by himself with anyone. His cell phone was left in the vehicle.

Jocksch was also in possession of his licenced 9mm Glock firearm.

Enquiries were made at the Groendal hiking place and it was confirmed that Mr Jocksch had never registered to go cycling or hiking since his alleged disappearance.

Extensive searches were conducted by the SAPS Search and Rescue unit in Gqeberha with no positive results.

Police are still searching for Mr Jocksch and are once again appealing to anyone who can assist with any information about his whereabouts or anyone person/s who takes walks on the hiking trail to be on the lookout so that it can be investigated and followed up. Information may be communicated to Detective Warrant Officer Bertus Blom from SAPS Kabega Park on 082 442 1017 or 041 397 6801 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or the nearest police station.

Source: South African Police Service