The result of a violent crime was found on Monday morning, 27 February 2023, following the discovery of a body at the corner of Memel Road and Gemsbok Avenue, Hutten Heights.
With the case now under investigation, Newcastle SAPS spokesperson, Lizzy Arumugam explained that the body was discovered by a community member at 6:15 am on Monday morning, on the sidewalk next to Grace Community Church.
With the Newcastle SAPS attending the scene, Arumugam confirmed, “The victim had a stab wound to the neck.”
However, the motive behind the stabbing remains unclear at this time with no arrests being confirmed as yet.
If anyone knows of or has any information that could assist the Newcastle SAPS in solving this case to please contact them at 034 314 6156.
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