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Unknown male found dead

Police in Kimberley are investigating an inquest into the death of an unknown male. On Thursday, 9 August 2018 at 09:30 the police were alerted of the body of a man that was found in a veld next to the Rest Haven Old Age Home in Ashburnham, Kimberley. A homeless man informed the police that he and the deceased allegedly slept under the tree and that the victim complained of pain last night and died in the morning.

There is unfortunately no other details of the deceased available to the police. The deceased is approximately 1.7m tall, could be in his thirties, dark in complexion, slender, has some missing front teeth, black curly hair and looks like a coloured male. No foul play is suspected at this stage however an autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death. Anyone with information can call D/WO Kenneth Lemoen on 082 302 0407. The investigation continues.

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