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Deceased metro officer identified

Police have identified a metro police officer who committed suicide on Thursday morning.

Metro Police officers. SAPA.
suicide,Wayne Minnaar,Midrand,Johannesburg Metro Police Department,Robert Moeketsi
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JOHANNESBURG - Johannesburg metro police have identified an officer who committed suicide as 48-year-old Robert Moeketsi.

He was a superintendent in the Midrand area.

His body was discovered early on Thursday morning.

The metro police's Wayne Minnaar says the reason for the suicide remains a mystery.

“It is really shocking. It is not a nice feeling to lose a colleague and someone you have worked with.”

Moeketsi commanded around 35 officers, all of whom are shocked by his death.

His wife is a teacher who was away at their family home in Hammanskraal but is now on her way back.

Moeketsi had served in Midrand for almost 20 years.

(Edited by Clare Matthes)

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