Suspected house robber found dead in Trenance Manor

Phoenix police officers discovered the body of a man responsible for a house robbery in the Trenance Manor area, last Monday.

The officers stated that they responded to a complaint of a murder in Trenance Manor.

Upon their arrival at the scene, they found an unknown man lying in a pool of blood.

ALSO READ: House robber beaten to death by community in Shastri Park

They further noticed that the deceased’s hands were tied behind his back with a red rope and his body was tied.

The legs of the deceased were tied together with a belt.

The deceased had sustained an open wound on the forehead and the back of the head was full of lumps.

He also sustained an open wound on the side of his rib cage, consistent with a stab wound.

Next to the body of the deceased was a silver Blue Hyundai i20 which had been damaged on the windscreen as well as the front part of the vehicle.

Communications officer of Phoenix SAPS, Cpt Louise Naidoo, said, “The motive for the murder is vengeance as the deceased had robbed a house in the area and the occupants gave chase to the deceased and assaulted him. No arrests have been made as yet, however, arrests are imminent.”

ALSO READ: Alleged robber’s body found on river bank 

A case of murder is being investigated.

“The community is urged to stop taking the law into their own hands. Vigilantism is not encouraged by the police as this can result in serious injuries upon the victim or even death. Contact the police instead of taking the law into your own hands,” added Cpt L Naidoo.

Visit our sister sites for more news in the respective areas: 

  AUTHOR
Avinash Singh

Latest News

COMMENTS

Top

Thanks for your referral. We have no doubt your friends will love our newsletter as much as you!

Don't forget to verify your email.

to our FREE newsletter
SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter.




SELECT your titles:

Mid South Coast Rising Sun
Phoenix Sun
Rising Sun Chatsworth
Rising Sun Lenasia
Rising Sun Overport


Get regular news updates sent directly to your inbox.

Your source of local breaking news and trending stories from across the country.

Be a part of our growing community

1MILFacebook Fans
98KTwitter Followers
5MILMonthly Readers
12MILArticles Published Every Month
72Local Community Websites
CLICK HERETo view an example of our newsletter

SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter

SELECT your titles:

Mid South Coast Rising Sun
Phoenix Sun
Rising Sun Chatsworth
Rising Sun Lenasia
Rising Sun Overport

Get regular news updates sent directly to you inbox.

Your source of local breaking news and trending stories from across the country.

Be a part of our growing community

Subscribe Here
1MILFacebook Fans
98KTwitter Followers
5MILMonthly Readers
12MILArticles Published Every Month
72Local Community Websites
Your details:


Your friends: