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Residents urged to help police with info regarding Maponya Mall fatal stabbing

Authorities suspect the murder took place overnight but the circumstances around the death remain unknown.

Police tape generic. Picture: EWN

JOHANNESBURG – Police have urged the Soweto community to come forward with information after a man was found stabbed to death at Maponya Mall this morning.

Authorities suspect the murder took place overnight but the circumstances around the death remain unknown.

Police say they believe the man could be between the ages of 25 and 30.

Spokesperson Mavela Masondo says the community’s assistance will help track down those responsible for the murder.

“We appeal to the community that whoever might have witnessed this killing must please call Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or they can even send an SMS on Crime Line 32211.”

Masondo says, “A body was discovered at Maponya Mall this morning by the police. The deceased might be between the ages of 25 and 30 and he’s still unknown, people that murdered him are also unknown. He was found with several stab wounds in his body.”

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