Missing old man found dead

Ngwako Wilson Maake (80) of ga-Ntata village has been found dead.  Photo supplied/ SAPS Limpopo. 

By: Tsundukani Zitha

TZANEEN- An 80-year-old man who was reported missing on Friday the 16th of March was found dead in the river between Ntata and Mohlabang village. This was after the Mokwakwaila police unit outside Tzaneen activated a search operation immediately with no success until his lifeless body was found in the river last week.

Limpopo Police Spokesperson LT. Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe says the police are investigating the death of
Ngwako Wilson Maake (80) of ga-Ntata village.

“The deceased was reported missing a week ago when he went to the nearby bushes to collect herbs and he never returned back home until this discovery” said Ngoepe.

Ngoepe further stated that the motive and cause of Maake’s death is still unknown at this stage, however the Police investigations continue.