A case of Inquest was opened after the body of a man was found hanging from a tree next to the old road between Shongoane 3 and Abbotspoort on Sunday 12 February around 16:35. According to Warrant Officer Frans Mokoena, Lephalale police spokesperson, he was declared dead on the scene. The motive for the incident was unclear at the time of going to press and the investigation continues.
In another incident a case of drowning was reported at Lephalale SAPS on Sunday after a man drowned when apparently he tried to cross the Palala River on a farm in the Overyssel district. The police went out to the scene on Monday.