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Unclaimed body at hospital, police appeal for info

It is believed he was assaulted.

Brakpan police are in search for friends or relatives of a man who died at the Far East Rand Hospital on October 20.

The deceased, 34-year-old Norest Mupfurutsa, was admitted to hospital on October 18 with head wounds.

It is believed he was assaulted.

Also read: Body found with gunshot wound to chest

The Zimbabwean national was found along 12th Avenue in Maryvlei and transported to hospital by ambulance.

“No family members have come forward and no case of assault was reported,” said Capt Pearl van Staad, spokesperson for the Brakpan SAPS.

Anyone with information which may assist the case is urged to contact Det WO David Mahlangu at 011 744 7100/7136.

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