Wanted: next of kin

Wet & Orde / Law Enforcement

Police in Kakamas is appealing to the community to assist them in identifying and tracing the next of kin of a man that was found dead on the farm, Maraisvlei, next to the Kakamas/Pofadder N14 main road. It is alleged that on the 3rd of January 2017 the decomposed body of a male was found under a tree on the farm. Police believe that the body was lying there for several days. The deceased is about 40-50years old and was dressed in beige trousers and t-shirt with grey, red and black stripes and UZZI shoes. There was also a yellow tracksuit top hanging in the tree. The deceased is about 1.8mt tall and is of average built.

The person was not reported missing and the Police have no further information about his family or people that may know him.

Anyone who can assist police in tracing the next of kin or who may know the deceased is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Jaco Basson at Kakamas Detective Service at 054 431 0863 or Cell 079 567 2555.