The body of a man who was found in a tank at a sewerage plant LAST YEAR has still not been claimed by relatives.
Police are urgently looking for the family members of the man.
According to police spokesperson Captain Stephen Thakeng, nobody has come forward to claim the deceased. Relatives are therefore wanted.
“On 9 September 2021, at about 13:00, the body of an unknown African man was found in one of the tanks.
“The man could be 20 to 30 years old. He was found wearing a black jacket, black trousers, black half-boots, and had a grey Puma shoulder bag on his back.”Captain Stephen Thakeng
He added that an inquest was registered after the man was found at the Thabong Sewerage Plant.
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“Nobody has come forward to claim the deceased, and the body is lying at Welkom Government Mortuary.”
Should anyone have information to trace relatives or might know the deceased, Detective Warrant Officer AC de Lange of Welkom Detective Services can be contacted at cellphone number 082 821 9227 or Police Emergency number 08600 10111.
When a person goes missing, it is of the utmost importance for the SAPS to fulfill our mandate to serve and protect the citizens of South Africa. It is essential to take steps and start the investigation into a missing person’s case immediately. You can assist the SAPS when reporting a missing person by following these steps: