UPDATE: Decomposed Laudium body yet to be identified

The body was found lying in a water canal between Agra West Street and Military Road on Saturday afternoon.

The identity of a decomposed body found in Laudium at the weekend has yet to be confirmed.

The police said on Monday they were still awaiting the results of the post mortem as well as fingerprint analysis.

The body was found in a water canal between Agra West Street and Military Road by children playing nearby on Saturday afternoon around 13:30.

The children alerted a resident who called the police.

The police retrieved a body of an African male.

The cause of death was still unknown and police called on the community to assist in identifying the man.

“We are calling on anyone who is missing a male family member or who might know the identity of the man to come forward,” said police spokesperson Constable Mandlakayise Zwane.

The police urged anyone with more information to contact 08600-10111 or the Laudium police station on 012-374-9846/7.

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