Burnt body found in Free State field, manhunt launched

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A badly burnt body of an unidentified man was found on Friday.

The body was dumped in an open field near Thabong Sewerage works, referred to as Orania.

The Free State police have launched an enquiry operation to fish out the suspects behind this brutal murder.

According to provincial spokesperson, Brigadier Motantsi Makhele during a statement on Wednesday, the body is 1.5 metres tall.

The body is suspected to be that of a male victim between the ages of 20 and 25.

The burnt body was found with stab wounds and his throat was cut open.

“Parts of the garments that were found on his remains were a grey-black hoodie, a tracksuit pants under a blue overall and a brown pair of shoes.”

He said the rationale for this brutal murder isn’t known yet.

The police have appealed to anyone with information that would cause the arrests of the suspects or the tracing of his next of kin to contact the investigating officer, military officer Riaan De Lange, of Welkom Detective Services during office hours on 057-391 6271.

Crime Stop at 08600 10111 or send information via MySAPSApp.

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