Somerset East - A teacher was found murdered in his Somerset East home on Wednesday, Eastern Cape police said.

The body of the 49-year-old man was discovered by his domestic worker in his bed “full of blood” around 9am, Captain Justin Petrus said in a statement.

The man had multiple stab wounds to his body.

Investigators found a garden fork next to his body and no sign of forced entry to the house.

Petrus said the man was a school teacher at Williams Oates Memorial School in Somerset East.

Police were investigating. - Sapa