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Raahil Sain
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30 Mar 2018
5:33 pm

Port Elizabeth firemen find charred body in shack

Raahil Sain

The police were called to the scene of the fire in Nkosini Street in Despatch at around 4.30am.

Port Elizabeth police in the Eastern Cape have opened an inquest docket after fire fighters discovered the charred remains of a man in a burnt out shack.

Police spokesperson, Sergeant Majola Nkohli, said the body of 27-year-old Thembani Maqebuka was found in the debris of a burnt out shack in Despatch on Friday morning.

The police were called to the scene of the fire in Nkosini Street in Despatch at around 4.30am.

An inquest docket was opened for investigation. The cause of the fire was not known.

– African News Agency (ANA)

 

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