Police in Westenburg, Polokwane have launched a manhunt for an unknown suspect responsible for the murder of an unknown man person on Monday, 9 October 2023.

It is reported that the Police received information regarding the body of an unknown male person in the morning at about 06:00.This gruesome incident took place at the new development site along Ben Harris road between Westenburg and the Place of Safety Shelter.

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On arrival at the scene, the Police found a lifeless half-burned body with stabbed wounds on the upper body. The motive behind this horrific incident is unknown and circumstances surrounding this are also being investigated.


The Police appeal to anyone who can assist with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspect. Also in identifying the deceased to come forward. This can be done by contacting the Investigating Officer Sergeant Braidon Pheme at 067 093 9828. Alternatively report to the nearest Police Station. Crime Stop at 08600 10111 and can also share it anonymously on MySAPSApp.