Body With Gunshot Wounds Found Along N12 Near Delmas

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Police are asking the public to help identify the body of a man dressed in blue pants found in the grass next to the N12 freeway, close to the Groenfontein offramp in Delmas.

On Tuesday at 13:15 police in Delmas SA Police Service were contacted by Traffic Officer P C Mahlangu regarding a body that had been found in the grass.

The traffic officer had been alerted of the gruesome find by a person who was walking along the N12, collecting bottles.

“Upon visiting the scene, the body of an unknown African male (believed to be in his middle 30’s) was found laying next to the fence,”  said the police in Delmas.

“The deceased was only dressed in blue short pants. His body sustained multiple wounds.”

The police said the wounds on the body appeared to have been caused by gunshots.

The dead man has not yet been identified and anyone with information can contact Warrant Officer Jacques Smook on 082 5272 974.