Police register inquest docket after man burns to death in car

21 November 2021 - 15:06
Muldersdrift police extinguish the last flames after a man reportedly burnt to death in his car.
Muldersdrift police extinguish the last flames after a man reportedly burnt to death in his car.
Image: Facebook via Make SA Safe

Police in Muldersdrift have registered an inquest docket after a man reportedly burned to death on Sunday.

His white Aveo Chev vehicle was found in flames on Beyers Naudé Drive in Muldersdrift, Gauteng. 

Police spokesperson Col Dimakatso Sello said the circumstances surrounding the incident are unknown at this stage.

According to law enforcement agency Make SA Safe, the man set himself alight and was burned beyond recognition.  

The police said in an update that a family had come forward regarding the incident.

Information can be reported to Crime Stop at 08600 10111. Anonymous tip-offs can be reported on the MySaps App which can be downloaded on any smartphone.

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