PE man takes own life at North End Lake

14:14 (GMT+2) Thu, 11 Jul 2019
Pic: Algoa FM News

Police in Port Elizabeth have opened up an inquest docket after the body of a man was found in Milner Street in Sydenham.

Spokesperson Captain Sandra Janse van Rensburg says it is alleged that a family member found the deceased hanging from a tree at the North End lake on Thursday at 12.45 pm.

She says the deceased was identified as the 33-year-old Francois Koen who resides in Smart Street, Sydenham.

Janse van Rensburg says no suicide note was found but no foul play is suspected.