COPS have appealed for help to solve the case of a person found burnt beyond recognition in a vehicle in Leporogong Village outside Lebowakgomo, Limpopo.

The shocking discovery was made by a passerby who found the torched Mercedes-Benz in the bush on Friday.

Limpopo police spokesman Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said on Saturday that it wasn’t clear what had happened.

“The race‚ gender‚ nationality and age of the dead person is still unknown at this stage because he or she was burnt beyond recognition.

“The police in Malipsdrift, outside Lebowakgomo, are making an earnest appeal to all members of the community. They need to assist with any information that could lead to the arrest of any suspects involved in this matter.

“We also need help to identify the deceased.”

He said they would use the car’s VIN number to determine where the vehicle came from.

Those with information should contact Captain Matsobane Chwene at 082 414 3345 or call the CrimeStop number on 0860010111.

They can also SMS the crime line on 32211 or go to their nearest police station to report any information which could help the investigation.

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