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Man missing body found after a bible was discovered near Vaal river

Body of man's who went missing were found by police at vaal river

The body of a man suspect to be age 26 was retrieved from the Vaal River in Villiers today, the man was reported missing by his family.

It didt take for Police divers led by Lt Col Conrad Fouche to arive at the river as the police in Villiers in which the man family who told the police that clothes suspected to the man’s were found near the river.

During the search A Bible with his name and address which was with the clothes assisted a cattle herder to locate the family. 

Family members said that he went missing on Monday 27 September 2021.

but did not report him missing as they thought he was roaming around Qalabotjha in viller. But they only became worried when a cattle herder came to their house to report that he found the Bible of the missing person next to the river.

The family members went to the river where the clothing were found and identified by them.

A post-mortem will be held to determine the cause of death.

 An inquest docket is under investigation.

Close by residents had the following to say

"Sure he went there to pray and cleanse may his soul rest in peace".

"People should stay away from that river if you know you not cleansed .His not the first but many".  

"May their soul rest in peace Please stop going to deep rivers if you don't know how to swim no matter how spiritually gifted you are because if someone drown most of you blame water spirits and ignore the fact that most of us can't swim".

Other community members suggested that the should be proper fancing and strict control over who acces the vaal river to prevent further death.

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