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Burnt human skull and bones found in bush

A community member, who was allegedly fetching firewood in the bush outside Bokfontein village near Mooinooi, was shocked to find burnt human skull and bones in the field. The incident happened yesterday morning, Wednesday 26 June 2013.

The incident was reported to the Brits police who attended the scene. During primary investigations on the scene, the police found a copy of a drivers` license. At this stage it is not clear whether the license belong to the decease or one of his assailants.

Police are appealing to anyone who is missing a relative or a family member, more especially in the Brits Area to contact them. Any information that may lead to the identification of the deceased or assist the police investigation into what could have happened to the deceased are urged to share such information with the investigation officer or report it to their nearest police station.

An Inquest docket was registered and the corpse was removed to Brits Government Morgue pending further investigations. Police can be contacted on the following numbers 012 381 6082 or 012 381 6000/8.

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