National 20.3.2017 12:46 pm

Foul smell leads to discovery of decomposing body

The authorities work quickly to remove the body.

The authorities work quickly to remove the body.

The deceased man’s face was found facing down.

A foul smell led to the discovery of an already decomposed body at a shopping complex in Wentworth on Sunday, March 19, in Durban, Southlands Sun reports.

At about noon, Wentworth police were alerted to the body when a man with help of others, investigated the strange smell coming from one of the rooms in the shopping complex. He broke the gate and found a man who seemed to be in his 40s lying face down.

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The body was already decomposed.

Police said the deceased had multiple injuries to his body.  A case of murder is being investigated.

Caxton News Service

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