Are you missing a loved one? Bodies at mortuary still unidentified

The State Mortuary is currently holding six unclaimed bodies. Why is no one looking for them?

Three people who were killed on 2 October in an accident on the Van Dyksdrift road are still unidentified.

Three occupants of a black Toyota who were killed in an accident have still not been identified


All three deceased were occupants inside a black Toyota which collided with a SG Coal bakkie.

Read: Body found under bridge

Two occupants died on the scene and a third in hospital. Almost a month after the accident, no one has come to claim the bodies.


The black Toyota the deceased traveled in,  was regularly seen using the Middelburg – Kriel road.

The following bodies are also still unidentified at the State Mortuary:

• On 20 September there was a hit and run on the old Belfast road. The deceased body is yet to be identified.

• On 24 September a body was found in Eastdene. No one has come forward to identify the body.

• The body of an elderly man, believed to be Pakistani, was found near towers. The body is still being kept at the mortuary and has not yet been identified.

Read: Two bodies discovered over weekend

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