Police need help to identify tattooed murder victim

Police are looking for help to identify the body of a man who was murdered earlier this month.

The body of a man was found buried in a shallow grave on the bank of the Tugela River near Mandeni at the beginning of September.

Newark police spokesperson Malusi Ngubane said the man had four gunshot wounds to his body and had distinct tattoos.

“He had tattoos on the left arm, one of the tattoos was ‘SR’,” said Ngubane.

The body was taken to KwaDukuza mortuary.

Anyone with information about the man can contact Ngubane at 079 500 0244.