Half-burned body of a man with stabbed wounds found in Westernburg


By Agreement Mabunda

POLOKWANE-The Police in  Westenburg have launched a manhunt for unkown suspect responsible for murder of an unknown male person on Monday 09 October 2023.

According to the police spokesperson Colonel Malesela Ledwaba, It is reported that the Police received information regarding a body of unknown male person in the morning at about 06:00 on Monday 09 October 2023.

This gruesome incident took place at the new development site along Ben Harris road between Westenburg and the Place of Safety Shelter.

Ledwaba says on the arrival  at the  scene the Police found a lifeless half burned body with stabbed wounds on the upper body .The motive behind this horrific incident is unknown and circumstances surrounding this is also being investigated .

The Police are appealing to anyone who can assist with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspect and also in identifying the deceased to come forward. This can done  by contacting the Investigating Officer Sergeant Braidon Pheme at 067 093 9828 alternatively report to the nearest Police Station or to Crime Stop at 08600 10111 and can also share it anonymously on MySAPSApp.

Police investigations are continuing.

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