Man beaten to death with a mannequin, Korsten

South African Police Service

Man beaten to death with a mannequin, Korsten
Man beaten to death with a mannequin, Korsten

SAPS Gelvandale detectives are seeking the communities’ assistance in tracing a murder suspect who allegedly repeatedly assaulted his victim with a mannequin during the early hours of 2 November 2021 in Durban Road, Korsten.

It is alleged that at about 02:30, a sleeping vagrant was awoken by the suspect. When the suspect realised that he was not the person he was looking for, he then approached a male (approximately 60-years-old) who was sitting on stairs and started to assault him with the mannequin.

The suspect then ran off with the mannequin. The unknown male was severely beaten and later passed away on the scene.

Police are investigating a case of murder and are appealing to anyone who may be able to identify the deceased or the whereabouts of the suspect is asked to contact SAPS Gelvandale on 041 402 2018/19 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or their nearest police station.

All information is confidential and callers may remain anonymous.

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