Durban - The Catholic Archdiocese of Durban has confirmed that the body of missing priest, Father Bheki Joseph Motloung, has been found.
"It with great sadness that the Archdioces of Durban has to inform you that he body of Fr Bheki Joseph Motloung was found yesterday evening at the Bergville Dam. We thank God for having found his body and we believe that his soul now rests with Him in perfect peace," said Father Elias Kwenzakufani Zondo, Vicar General.
In a short statement, Zondi thanked all those who prayed for Motloung's safe return.
"We ask that you continue praying for his soul to rest with God and for his family as they go through this difficult time. We are in communication with his family and his Parish Priest and we will continue to communicate further with you as arrangements are made," he added.
Motloung was the parish priest at St Yves in Bergville and was last seen on June 5.