Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Skeleton of teenage male found in Bredasdorp

 Western Cape Police is seeking help from the public to try and identify a male skeleton aged between 16 and 18 years found near Otterbaai close to Waenhuiskrans.

Police Spokesperson, captain FC Van Wyk said that Bredasdorp police responded to a complaint on 30th December 2021 near Otterbaai. At the scene, police found what is believed to be human remains. Members of SAPS Forensic was called to inspect the situation an ultimately started leading the investigation.

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“It was confirmed that the remains were in fact a human skeleton of a man estimated between the ages of 16 and 18 who was buried approximately one year ago,” Van Wyk said.

Police are urging anyone with information of any missing person who falls within this description to urgently contact the investigating officer, Warrant Officer Lionel October on 079 894 0033 or alternatively call Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

By Danielle Mentoor

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