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Janice Beckett
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19 Oct 2017
9:12 am

Body of zama-zama found dumped on street by ‘friends’ in Riverlea

Janice Beckett

His friends left contact details that were found on the body.

Police at the scene where the man's body was found.

A passerby on his way to work this morning was horrified when he witnessed a group of illegal miners emerging from the open pit mining area carrying a body in Riverlea, Johannesburg, Soweto Urban reports.

The body was wrapped in plastics and, according to the eyewitness, the body was left on Avon Street at about 6am this morning.

Body

Body

READ MORE: Illegal miners demand urgent zama zamas conference from Zwane

Body

Body

Papers that contain the contact numbers of the deceased were found on the body.

Witnesses said it was inhumane of his friends to have left his body so unceremoniously on the street.

Police are at the scene and further details will be released pending their investigation into the gruesome find.

More to follow.

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Illegal miners demand urgent zama zamas conference from Zwane

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