Dogs Remain With Deceased Owner For Days Until His Body Was Recovered

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Dogs Remain With Deceased Owner: Tongaat - KZN

The body of a man who went missing with his three dogs while hunting was discovered on the side of an unpaved road in Tongaat - KZN this morning (Sunday).

Members of Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) were called out to the link road between Maidstone and Brake Village at approximately 07:37 by a passerby. On arrival, Reaction Officers met with the Metro Police who were in attendance. Medics examined the body of the elderly male and discovered that he showed no signs of life.

It was established that the 65 year old male and a neighbour left their home in Tongaat - KZN last night to hunt small game in the sugar cane plantation. They split up during during the hunt however the elderly male and his three (3) dogs failed to return to his vehicle. His neighbour walked back to his residence and informed his family who launched a search party. The man’s lifeless body was discovered on the side of an unpaved road this morning. His three (3) dogs remained with his body.

The cause of his death was not immediately established.

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