Man killed in Butterworth

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Johannesburg - A man has been found murdered in Butterworth, Eastern Cape police said on Thursday.

The man, believed to be 39, was found shortly before midnight on Wednesday in Komkhulu, Toleni village, in Butterworth, Captain Jackson Manatha said.

“The deceased had gun wounds on his upper body. The motive for the murder is not known. The deceased was wearing blue trousers, a jersey and brown shoes.”

An off-duty police officer on his way home found him. Police urged members of the public who might have any information about the murder to contact them. - Sapa

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