A badly decomposed body hanging from a tree in a gum plantation in the KwaManandi area

AFTER finding a badly decomposed body hanging from a tree in a gum plantation, Mtubatuba police are appealing to anyone who may be missing a loved one, to contact them.

The body was found on 2 February by a young herdsman leading cattle along the railway line through the plantation in KwaManandi area.

The victim is estimated to be about 35 years old and he was wearing a jacket with the word ‘Identity’ written on it.

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His jacket was cuffed with a white collar and he wore khaki jeans and white takkies.

In his pocket there was a red toothbrush.

The remains were taken to Mtubatuba government mortuary and an inquest docket has been opened.

If anyone has any information about a missing loved one, they are to contact Captain Justice Hlabisa on 064 7331128 or the Mtubatuba Police Station on 035 5506119.

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Tamlyn Jolly
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