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SAPS NEWS: Beheaded Body of a Male a Found, Swartkops

Community Medics | Eastern Cape | NARI
31 Jan 2019, Eastern Cape:

Services | SAPS (South African Police Service)

Beheaded body of a male found, Swartkops

Media Statement from Eastern Cape Media Centre
Corporate Communication and Liaison
South African Police Service

SWARTKOPS: The beheaded body of a murdered male was found in Swartkops last night.  At about 21:30 Swartkops police were alerted to a murder after passers-by found the body of a male next to the M19 road close to Swartkops.

The body of the unknown

male had several stab wounds on the upper body and his head was also cut off by an unknown instrument. The murder victim is estimated to be between the ages of 20 to 30 years.

Any person that could assist police in this investigation can contact detective Warrant Officer Jacques Leonard at 082 847 4756.


Enquiries:  Captain Andre Beetge: 082 302 5882