Riots and looting: Top team of detectives to probe unsolved killings

25 July 2021 - 00:00 By MLULEKI MDLETSHE and ORRIN SINGH

The stench of charred flesh was overpowering in the small room at the Phoenix medico-legal mortuary, where about 40 unidentified bodies lay on the floor this week.

Family members who reported cases of missing loved ones faced the harrowing task of viewing the remains of victims of violent civil unrest which claimed the lives of 251 people in KwaZulu-Natal...

This article is reserved for Sunday Times subscribers.

A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times content.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Registered on the BusinessLIVE, Business Day or Financial Mail websites? Sign in with the same details.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00.