Man Found in Lulekani Hanged from Tree


By Staff Reporter

LULEKANI: A man believed to be at his 50s was found hanging in the nearby bushes of Ninakhulu Settlement near Lulekani in Ba-Phalaborwa.

It is alleged that on Monday, May 31 at about 07:30 the police received an information about a man who was found hanging from a tree and on arrival at the scene they found the informant who showed them the deceased who was found hanging with a wire under the tree.

Paramedics were immediately summoned to the scene and the man was certified dead.

A case of Inquest was immediately opened and his body was conveyed to Maphuta Malatjie Hospital Government mortuary where an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

The man was later identified as Samuel Ntimani of Ninakhulu Village

Up to so far, the police do not have any detailed information on the circumstances of his death however, full details will be determined by the outcome of the autopsy while Investigation is still underway.

The police in Lulekani have opened a case of Inquest.

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