SAPS Walmer detectives are seeking the community’s assistance in tracing the next of kin of skeletal remains that were found in William Moffett Road on the afternoon of 1 March 2023.
It is alleged that the remains were found in bushes by a bush dweller and police were alerted at about 12:45.
Clothing of the deceased was also found – the deceased was wearing a blue overall, a brown jacket and a bandana covering one eye socket.
It is further alleged by another bush dweller that the deceased was known as uncle Zee and it is rumored that he may have come from East London.
The deceased person is alleged to have passed away in June/July 2022 due to illness. He was also living in the bushes with other dwellers.
Police have opened an inquest for further investigation.
Anyone who can assist in tracing the next of kin or may know of any person who may have been missing for a while, is asked to contact SAPS Walmer on 041 581 0747 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or their nearest police station.