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Paula-Ann Smit
1 minute read
7 Aug 2018
3:46 pm

Man found hanging from tree in Kempton Park

Paula-Ann Smit

The body was identified and the family had been informed.

CR Swart Drive. Image: Kempton Express

The cause of a man’s death is being investigated after he was found hanging from a tree in Edleen on Monday morning, Kempton Express reports.

According to Capt Lesibana Molokomme, spokesperson for Norkem Park SAPS, police members were patrolling CR Swart Drive at around 10.15am when community members pointed them towards the scene.

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“The victim was found hanging from a tree in an open veld,” Molokomme said.

Paramedics were called to the scene, where the man was pronounced dead.

A community member alerted Kempton Express about the incident, stating she saw many police cars at the scene while en route to Kempton Park.

The body was identified and the family had been informed.

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