Durban - The Reservoir Hills community is reeling in shock after an 88-year-old man was found tied up and stuffed inside a drum in his basement on Wednesday night.
The man has been identified as David Selbrin Govender.
Police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele said police found his dead body in a drum wrapped with a thick mat in his Dunkeld Road home.
Both his legs and hands were tied up.
Govender lived with his 98-year-old sister who has been hospitalised after the incident. He was not married and did not have any children