Three perish in Welbedacht shack fire

Three bodies, which were burnt beyond recognition, were discovered after a shack in Welbedacht caught fire, during the early hours of Friday morning.

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Upon arrival at the scene, police discovered that the roof of the shack had also collapsed.

Communications officer of Chatsworth SAPS, Cpt Cheryl Pillay said, “The victims were between the ages of 16 and 21. Chatsworth SAPS is investigating an inquest docket.”

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Police are appealing to witnesses to contact the investigating officer, Det W/O Reddy on 031 451-4310, 031 451-4255 or visit the Chatsworth SAPS situated at 1 Justice Street, Chatsworth.

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