Byline: Refeloe Letsoisa

25 August 2022

A body was recovered on Wednesday, 24 August 2022 at around 10h00 am at Mgwenya River near Karino in Nelspruit.

According to the report, some members of the community came across the said body at the river then contacted the police in Nelspruit.

Upon arrival the police discovered that the body was in a decomposed state.

Preliminary investigation has also revealed that it was a body of a man whose hands were tied with a rope behind his back, lying dead on top of the rock.

For now an inquest case has been opened with strong possibility of turned into murder.

The man’s identity is unknown at this stage.

Police urge anyone with information that may assist in their investigation to call the Crime Stop number at 08600 10111 or send information via MYSAPSAPP.

All received information will be treated as confidential and callers may opt to remain anonymous.

The Provincial Commissioner of the SAPS in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Daphney Manamela has called for members of the public to assist the police with any information regarding this incident.