Police in Mount Ayliff are investigating a brutal murder which took place at the Singeni Locality on Monday night.
Spokesperson Warrant Officer Zlungile Nkamba says the 33-year-old Zolile Nomaqaqa's body was found with a stab wound to his upper body and his eyes gouged out.
He says the deceased was last seen at a house where preparations for a circumcision was taking place.
The motive for the murder is not yet known and police have urged members of the public to come forward with information.
No arrests have been made.