Human remains found in suitcase

Erasmia police in Gauteng have started an investigation after decomposed human remains were found in a suitcase on Wednesday morning (1 October).

Spokesperson Constable Tumisang Moloto said police were called to the R511 road in Erasmia at 07:30 by a man.“On arrival, the man said one of his employees discovered a grey suitcase while busy on maintenance duties for Telkom. We found decomposed human remains inside the suitcase,” he said.

The remains were taken for forensic examination to determine the cause and date of death.“

We appeal to anybody with information about the remains to contact the nearest police station,” Moloto said.