Johannesburg - A 58-year-old man was found murdered in his furniture workshop in Hartbeesfontein, near Klerksdorp, at the weekend, North West police said on Monday.

He appeared to have been struck on the head, Colonel Emelda Setlhako said.

“He was found dead at the workshop by the landlady on Sunday,” Setlhako said.

The attackers fled with his cellphone and police were investigating a case of murder and robbery. No arrests had been made. - Sapa