Police are on scene at a property on Connor Street in Estcourt, KwaZulu-Natal, where a man has been found dead in a vehicle.
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Bystanders on the scene claimed the man had lit a fire outside and then taken it into the confines of a scrap vehicle to keep warm.
It is believed he suffocated to death.
On the scene are Estcourt police and detective services, who are busy with investigations, as well as mortuary services.
An inquiry has been sent to the police communication department, and this story will be updated as soon as the information is available.