Man necklaced in Johannesburg

Johannesburg - The bodies of two men were found burnt beyond recognition in Johannesburg on Thursday, Gauteng police said.

One body had a burnt tyre around its neck.

A passer-by found the body of one of the men in the veld in Dobsonville, Soweto, police spokesperson Kay Makhubela said.

"He appears to be in his 30s," said Makhubela.

The body of another man was found by a passer-by in the veld in Lenasia.

"He was found burnt with a tyre around his neck, " said Makhubela.

Police did not have further details relating to the deaths of the men.

They have not yet been identified and two murder cases had been opened.

No arrests had been made in either case.

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Cbooseesaw 2014-08-14 04:21:58 PM
WTF, sometimes I feel I did an injustice for bringing my kids into this world.
Paulo Palinhos 2014-08-14 04:29:30 PM
Feel the same bud
Mzwanele Shange 2014-08-14 04:29:45 PM
that's the only way now,the thugs killed 3 innocent kids last week. surely this two had robbed or murdered a child. burn them to death!
Mzwanele Shange 2014-08-14 04:29:56 PM
that's the only way now,the thugs killed 3 innocent kids last week. surely this two had robbed or murdered a child. burn them to death!
Douglas Ross 2014-08-14 04:39:09 PM
Shane I would like to hear your opinion on farmers shooting invaders?
Hendrik Lombard 2014-08-14 04:43:45 PM
we as people must realize vilonce is part of our daily live prepare your child like i did mine
Jan Grimbeek 2014-08-14 04:45:40 PM
And currently, at this moment, the police are looking for the vehichle in the vicinity with one tyre missing.
Cecilia Loubser 2014-08-14 04:49:27 PM
Excellent jan!
Molefi Leviy Motshabi 2014-08-14 05:02:14 PM
the problem in this country is,police dont prevent crime they are vicible when the crime has already happened.bunch of loosers!
Michael Van Wyk 2014-08-14 05:04:20 PM
yes search for a vehicle missing a tyre.