Missing man found dead, Police investigating

The Police in Mokwakwaila outside Tzaneen are investigating the death of an 80-year-old man who was reported missing on 16 March 2018. A search operation was immediately activated after the man was reported missing with no success. His body was found in the river between Ntata and Mohlabang villages this week.

The deceased, Ngwako Wilson Maake, from ga-Ntata village was reported missing a week ago when he failed to return after going to the nearby bushes to collect herbs for traditional medicines.

The motive and cause of this death is still unknown at this stage and Police investigations are continuing.

Source: South African Police Service