Police in Tubatse in Sekhukhune District are appealing to the Community to come forward and assist in identifying the body of an unknown man retrieved from Alverton river. 

The body was retrieved by the Provincial Search and Rescue Unit on Tuesday, 21 March 2023 at about 17:00.

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According to the information, Police received a report about a body that was seen floating in the river by community members who were fishing. The Search and Rescue unit was activated.

Body of unknown man retrieved from Alverton river
Body of unknown man retrieved from Alverton river

The team commenced with the search and managed to retrieve the body which was in an advanced state of decomposition. The cause of the incident is not yet established.  An inquest docket has been opened for further Investigation. 

Body of unknown retrieved from Alverton river 

Relatives or families who are missing their loved ones are urged to come forward with a view to assisting Police investigations. 

They can contact investigating Officer Lieutenant Colonel Livingstone Mulaudzi on 0826994961.

Crime Stop number at 0860010111 or the nearest Police Station.