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PORT ELIZABETH - Port Elizabeth police in the Eastern Cape are investigating a case of murder after the body of a man was discovered with multiple gunshot wounds. 

Police spokesperson, Colonel Priscilla Naidu said the body of the 24-year-old man was found lying in an open field on a footpath in Mars Street Barcelona on Tuesday morning. 

Naidu said the victim, identified as Ray-Theo Valentine, had sustained multiple gunshot wounds. 

“It is suspected that Valentine may have been affiliated to a gang,” she said. 

The Provincial Organised Crime Investigation Unit is investigating a case of murder.

African News Agency (ANA)