SAPS Gelvandale detectives are seeking the community’s assistance in identifying a person whose charred body was found on Friday, 11 February 2022.

According to police information, at about 17:20, two boys who were in the bushes between the Oceanview and Openview areas near Malabar stumbled on the burning body of an unknown adult male. When police arrived, the bush was still smouldering.

At this stage, the circumstances surrounding the incident is unknown and police have opened an inquest pending further investigation. The race and age of the person is unknown due to his body being completely burned.

Anyone who can assist in identifying the person or may know of any person who has been missing, is asked to contact D/W/O Neil Hendricks at SAPS Gelvandale on 082 442 1816 or SAPS Gelvandale on 041 4022050 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or their nearest police station.

Source: South African Police Service

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