Police in Giyani, Limpopo seek public assistance in locating the families and relatives of the two deceased males after lifeless bodies were discovered on Wednesday and Thursday.

It is believed they are aged between 22 and 35 respectively.


The first body was discovered on Wednesday 31 May at Mphangani village in the Mopani District in the morning at about 10:00.

According to the police report, an elderly woman was looking for firewood in the nearby bushes. She allegedly discovered a lifeless body of an unknown man in a decomposed stage. It is also estimated to be aged between 25 and 35 years old.

Two male lifeless bodies found in Giyani, Limpopo
Two male lifeless bodies found in Limpopo

The deceased was having a tattoo on the left shoulder wearing only underwear. Another lifeless body of a male victim was discovered on Thursday 01 June at about 11:20. It was floating in a water canal by a cattle herder who was looking for the livestock between Nhlaneki and Mapuve villages.

Also read: Limpopo records its first confirmed cholera case

The victim was allegedly found with his legs tied with a rope. He was also wearing black trousers with a black jacket without shoes. The motive behind the two incidents is currently unknown at this stage but police investigations are ongoing.

Anyone with information that can assist in the location of the families of the victims should contact the Investigating Officer Detective Warrant Officer Nyimpie Muni Hobyani on 0824146709. Also crime stop number 0860010111 or the nearest police station or MySAPSApp.