Wed Dec 07 10:34:46 SAST 2016

Man found dead in Tuks toilet with ‘plastic bag was tied around his head’

Sipho Masombuka. | 2016-01-06 10:43:05.0
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Pretoria police are investigating a case of murder following the discovery of the body of a 65-year-old man in a toilet cubicle on the campus of the University of Pretoria on Wednesday.

Captain Colette Weilbach said the man was reported missing by his wife on Tuesday after her husband did not return home from work.

"He worked as a project manager at the University of Pretoria. A search for the missing man was conducted throughout the night‚" she said.

Weilbach said at about 4.30 on Wednesday morning‚ his body was discovered by campus security officers in a toilet cubicle at the administration building.

"A plastic bag was tied around his head‚" she said.

Police are still busy processing information and opened a murder case for further investigation.

Anyone who can assist the police with information can contact the Brooklyn police station at 012 366 1764 or the Crime Stop number at 08600 10111.

– TMG Digital/The Times

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