Claremont police have launched an investigation into the death of an unknown man whose body was discovered in a parking area of the Stadium on main building, Claremont on Monday,7 March.
According to police spokesperson Warrant Officer Joseph Swartbooi, Claremont police attended the crime scene at around 8:35 am near Stegman Street where they found the body of an unknown male who sustained injuries to his head.
“The victim was declared deceased on the scene by the medical personnel. According to reports, the victim jumped from [the building of the parking area] at a local shopping centre and sustained fatal injuries,” Swartbooi confirmed.
Swartbooi further indicated that Claremont police have now registered an Inquest for further investigation and urged anyone with information to call Crime Stop on 08600 10111.
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