Missing pastor found dead

Pastor Martin Beneke. (Photo: Supplied)

Pastor Martin Beneke. (Photo: Supplied)

The pastor was last seen with two unknown males.

The senior pastor and founder of Life in Christ Network 45-year-old Martin Beneke has been found dead in Magaliesburg after an apparent hijacking, Rooderpoort Record reports.

According to unconfirmed reports he was last seen on CCTV footage at about 10am yesterday morning (October 16) with two unknown males at the Total Garage on 14th Avenue.

His double cab Nissan Navara bakkie was also tracked at one stage close to Cosmo City.

A family member, who does not want to be named and says she is not at liberty to discuss the details, told the Record that all she could say was he was “found murdered in Magaliesberg yesterday evening”.

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Beneke’s mother wrote on her Facebook page: “My son is now part of the statistics – hijacked and murdered!”

– Caxton News Service

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