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Durban farmer finds bullet-riddled body in canefield

Published Jun 27, 2022

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Durban: A Durban farmer made a gruesome discovery in a canefield in Inanda on Monday morning.

According to Prem Balram from Reaction Unit SA the farmer discovered the body of an unidentified male with a gunshot wound to the head.

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“He alerted us and we arrived on scene at around 7am.

“After examining the victim, he showed no signs of life and was declared dead.”

Balram said the victim sustained a gunshot wound to the head and right arm.

“The motive for the murder was not established.”

Provincial police spokesperson Constable Thenjiswa Ngcobo said just after 8:30am, Verulam police were on patrol in Verulam when they came across the body of an unknown man with a gunshot wound in the forehead and two more in the hands.

“Verulam police are investigating a case of murder.”

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