The body of a 41-year-old man has been found on the N1 near Heuningspruit.
According to Col. Thandi Mbambo, the man’s body was found by a passer-by on Tuesday.
During the inspection of the body the police officers who appeared at the scene found several injuries to the face of the deceased. He was identified as a journalist from Bloemfontein.
Mbambo stated the cause of death was unknown. A case of culpable homicide has been registered.
The cause of death will be determined after a post-mortem.
The police are investigating the case.