- Campers and fishermen were met with the shock of their lives when they saw a man throw a dismembered body into a dam in Pretoria
- The unidentified man was seen standing on the Edenvale bridge on Monday night, 27 December in Pretoria
- The South African Police Service in Pretoria says a murder investigation has ensued as a result of the discovery
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PRETORIA - The South African Police Service in Pretoria were called to a gruesome scene at Roodeplaat Dam by campers and fishermen who discovered a mutilated body.
The group says they saw a motorist close to where the body was dumped and believe he is responsible for dumping the torso and other body parts.
TimesLIVE reports that the body that was discovered on Monday night, 27 December was wrapped in cling wrap and the limbs, head and torso were chopped off.
The group of campers and fishermen say the unknown man was seen on the Edenvale bridge. A woman then called the police to let them know of the man they had seen and what they saw him doing.
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South Africans react to the mutilated body being discovered
Heading online, some people have shared their thoughts about the discovery of a dismembered body at a Pretoria dam, here are some comments:
"Evil souls amongst us for sure."
"And not a single one took a video or photo when everyone has a capable camera in their pockets."
"This is witchcraft that needs certain rituals have to be performed to 1) get richer, 2) grant power, is really out of line. What else would you use someone else's body parts for? People no longer have conscience... #sad"
Fight 'over family home' sparked murder of seven, Limpopo still reeling
In other crime-related news, Briefly News previously reported that more details are emerging following the brutal slayings of seven members of the same family that rocked the community of Jimmy Jones Village outside Malamulele in Polokwane, Limpopo, on Christmas Day.
The case against Azwidowi Enoch Ndou, accused of carrying out the shocking murders, has been postponed to January next year after the 52-year-old man made his first appearance at the Malamulele Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.
Ndou was charged with seven counts of murder, according to the regional National Prosecuting Authority (NPA)'s spokesperson Mashudu Malabi-Dzhangi, who said the case was postponed for further investigations and for the accused to establish legal representation.
Source: Briefly News