South African police are investigating a murder case after discovering the decaying body of an unknown man in Mitchells Plain, Cape Town.
The body of a man, apparently dead for a long time ago, was discovered on Wednesday evening.
Police officers found him in a shallow grave. According to police spokesman Frederick van Wyk, the man was 35 years old, and his body, which was lying in a pit, had partially decayed.
It is known that the police will soon begin an investigation.
“Upon arrival at the scene, police found a partially decomposed body of a 35-year-old man lying in a shallow grave. We’ve opened a murder case for further investigation and a post-mortem will be conducted,” Frederick van Wyk stressed.