Tebogo Msimanga |
A 26-year-old man who was reported missing at Mmamethlake SAPS on 17 May 2022 was found dead and has since been identified as Mpho Kekana.
Mpumalanga Police Spokesperson Selvy Mohlala said according to the information, Kekana went missing after attending a tombstone unveiling ceremony on 15 May 2022 and his family reported him missing. “On Monday, 23 May 2022, police received information from an anonymous person indicating that a lifeless body of a man had been seen. When the police arrived at the scene, in the bushes between Gamaria and Senotlolo near Vaalbank, they found the body in a state of decomposition”.
Mohlala said the police had earlier assembled a team of investigators to investigate his disappearance however he was never found until his body was discovered on that Monday. “An inquest case is now being investigated by the police in Vaalbank”.
Mohla said preliminary investigation thus far has revealed that some of the clothes that he was wearing during his disappearance were nowhere to be found. The investigation is continuing.