Sam Hersey, 68, murdered, Midrand

“He was in his car-boot, a plastic bag over his head and a cable-tie around his neck…’

Sam Hersey, 68,  murdered, Vodaworld Midrand

Police have identified the body of a murdered man in Midrand as being Mr Sam Hersey, 68, a resident of Halfway House. He was found murdered in the boot of his car on Feb 9 2011: a plastic bag was tied across his head and he had a cable-tie around his neck. Midrand police spokesman Mmakgamo Semono said Mr Hersey was reported missing by a friend on 3 February.  (source: Sne Gumeda, LookLocal.co.za)  There was no report that anything of value was missing and no report of anyone being arrested.

His body was discovered after a staff member of Vodaworld cellphone centre noticed a strange smell coming from a ‘suspicious’ car said its spokesman Richard Boorman.  The staffer notified security. A murder case has been opened at the Midrand police station, and police are investigating, they claim. No further information has been supplied about Mr Hersey.

HERSEY Sam 68 murdered near Vodaworld Midrand 9Feb2011

http://www.looklocal.co.za/looklocal/content/en/midrand/midrand-news-crime?oid=3095796&sn=Detail&pid=490221&Police-reveal-identity-of-deceased-man-in-car-boot

About Adriana Stuijt
Retired South African-Dutch journalist formerly Sunday Times Johannesburg

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