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CT tow truck driver buried today

The tow truck driver who was killed just over a week ago was laid to rest in Maitland today.

Tow truck drivers protest in Johannesburg. Picture: Jacob Moshokoa/EWN.
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CAPE TOWN - The tow truck driver who was killed just over a week ago was laid to rest in Maitland today.

Michael Correia was shot dead amid increased tension in the towing and panel beating industry. 

It's still unclear whether the shooting is related to the territorial battle between rival companies.

His body was found on the front seat of his vehicle on Marine Drive on 15 January.

He was cremated at the Maitland Crematorium this morning.

His sister Michelle Correia-Whitehead says the family is still trying to come to terms with the loss.

“We are shocked by what has happened. We are not handling it very well at all. Nobody deserves to die in that way, nobody. It’s just inhumane.”

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