Police officer found hanged

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Johannesburg - A police officer has been found hanged from a tree next to the Midway railway station in Soweto, Gauteng police said on Thursday.

“He was a 51-year-old warrant officer stationed at the Orlando police station,” Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said.

“We are investigating an inquest docket as we don't know what happened as yet.”

The police officer was found during Wednesday night.

His family asked that his name not be released to the public. - Sapa

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