SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE-CORPORATE COMMUNICATION: DIEP RIVER SAPS
IMMEDIATE MEDIA RELEASE Wednesday 14th February 2018
Murder suspect arrested
Western Cape: On Sunday 2018-02-11 at about 12:00 Diep River SAPS responded to a complaint of a body lying under the Kendal Road Bridge, M3 Highway. Members arrived on scene and discovered an unknown foreign national male with injuries sustained to the head. The body was declared dead by paramedics on scene. A Murder docket was opened.
Investigation later revealed that the victim, 25 years of age, had an altercation with a 31 year old male suspect over money. Witnesses related to the incident were traced and the suspect was found and arrested two days later on the corners of Ladies Mile and Spaanschemat River Road, Constantia.
Diep River SAPS management would like to applaud Detective Sergeant Ivan Sonnenberg of the Diep River SAPS Detective Unit for the swift apprehension of the suspect. The suspect will be charged for Murder and appear in court soon.
Diep River SAPS will continue to strive in endeavors to ensure that everyone in the community is safe and secure and that no one is above the law.
Cst Z.D Marais
Sector 1 Commander / Corporate Communication
DIEP RIVER SAPS
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Tel: 021 710 7314 / Cell: 079 894 0105
Fax2email: 086 481 1679/ 086 774 6441