Missing police found dead

A 43-year-old Limpopo policeman who went missing a month ago has been found dead, police said on Thursday.

Colonel Motlafela Mojapelo said Sergeant Johannes Mpai was found hanging from a tree on Wednesday.

Herd men found his body on a farm between Armoede and Tshamahansi.

"He was in a bad state, but police were able to identify him as the missing policeman."

Sergeant Mpai was last seen alive on May 31, when he left home for work.

He was attached to the Mahwelereng police station near Mokopane.

A post mortem would be conducted to reveal the cause of his death.

- Sapa

Report ID: 425
Crime Category: Murder
Province: Limpopo
City/Town: Mokopane (Potgietersrus)
Suburb: Mahwelereng
Address: Farm between Armoede and Tshamahansi
Crime Date/Time: 31 May 2010, 00:05 AM
Reported By: Report A Crime
Reported Date: 8 Jul 2010, 15:07 PM
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