Charred human remains found on roadside outside Durban
Charred human remains have been discovered in a structure on the side of the road in Tongaat, north of Durban.
According to security company Reaction Unit SA, they were alerted to the remains of an unidentified male by a passer-by on Friday morning on Gopalall Hurbans Road.
“A passer-by contacted Reaction Unit SA (Rusa) at 09:14 and reported his findings. On arrival a car wash employee informed reaction officers that he was taking a shortcut to break sugar cane when he made the discovery,” said Rusa.
The man led the private security company to the scene where they discovered the remains in a wooden structure between a sugar cane plantation and a vegetable farm.
“The deceased was found in a prone position. He had been burnt beyond recognition,” said Rusa.
Police were not immediately available for comment.
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