POTCHEFSTROOM – Mmabatho Police are searching for suspect/s after a 21-year-old student’s lifeless body was found in his room at one of the students’ residences of North West University, Mahikeng Campus on Sunday, 12 June 2022.

According to information received, the victim was found lying on bed by a friend. It is alleged that the victim was last seen on Friday night, 10 June 2022, with his friends. The parents became suspicious after failing to reach their son on his cell phone on Saturday and Sunday morning. The university security managed to open the victim’s room and he was found lying dead on his bed. Initially, an inquest docket was registered, but it was changed to murder after a preliminary post-mortem report revealed that the victim died due to head and multiply body injuries.

The police request anyone who may have information that can assist in the investigation, to contact Investigating officer Sergeant Neo Motswadira on 079 897 1944 or to call the South African Police Service (SAPS) Crime Stop number: 08600 10111. Anonymous tip-offs can also be communicated via My SAPS App.

Source: South African Police Service