Body found floating in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal’s CBD

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A grisly discovery was made in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal’s CBD on Sunday, 3 June 2022. According to Newcastle SAPS, this was after a man’s body was found floating in a local river running through town.

With an Inquest Case now being investigated, Lizzy Arumugam, Newcastle SAPS Corporate Communications Officer said, the deceased was found in the Ncandu River, behind Taxi City, at approximately 10:30 am.

“Newcastle Police attended the scene, where they found an unknown African Male floating in the river. The deceased had dreadlocks, he was wearing black pants and socks, a black and red jersey, and a blue shirt,” described Arumugam. 

She further said that the exact cause of his death had not yet been confirmed. 

If you have any information that could assist the Newcastle SAPS, please contact them on the following number: 034 314 6156

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