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Sugan Naidoo
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28 Jul 2017
10:31 am

Charred body found near Merlewood in KZN

Sugan Naidoo

The man was found next to a fire at a site where he was apparently employed to guard construction equipment.

The site where the charred body was found.

Police are investigating the death of a man who was burned to death just metres from ‘Mudville’ in Merlewood, KwaZulu-Natal.

The charred body of the 45-year-old security guard was found in the early hours of Thursday morning, South Coast Herald reported.

Police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Zandra Wiid said the man was found next to a fire at a site where he was apparently employed to guard construction equipment.

“Police found his bags nearby. An inquest docket has been opened,” Wiid added.

Caxton News Service

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