Police in Bethelsdorp are seeking the assistance of the community in identifying the body of a man who was fatally shot in a footpath late on the night of 18 February 2017.
It is alleged that at about 23:00, a member of the public was walking in a footpath between Jacksonville and Booysens Park when they stumbled upon the body of an unidentified male. A passing police vehicle was stopped and the matter reported to them. The deceased, approximately in his early 20’s sustained two gunshots to his head. He was clad in blue jeans, a black hoodie top and Adidas sneakers. He had a black rucksack attached to his back. No one in the area heard or saw anything. Motive is unknown.
Police are investigating a case of murder. Anyone who can assist police in their investigation is asked to contact SAPS Bethelsdorp on 041 4043009.