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20 Mar 2017
12:46 pm

Foul smell leads to discovery of decomposing body

Citizen Reporter

The deceased man's face was found facing down.

The authorities work quickly to remove the body.

A foul smell led to the discovery of an already decomposed body at a shopping complex in Wentworth on Sunday, March 19, in Durban, Southlands Sun reports.

At about noon, Wentworth police were alerted to the body when a man with help of others, investigated the strange smell coming from one of the rooms in the shopping complex. He broke the gate and found a man who seemed to be in his 40s lying face down.

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The body was already decomposed.

Police said the deceased had multiple injuries to his body.  A case of murder is being investigated.

Caxton News Service

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