THE body of Pinetown resident, David Edmundson, was discovered in his home yesterday evening.
According to Andreas Mathios, of Pro Act Neighbourhood Watch, the man’s granddaughter had looked in on Edmundson’s property and felt that something was amiss. “I accompanied her and made the discovery. As Pro Act, I am saddened to announce our first murder” said Mathios.
He noted that Edmundson had been dead since Thursday. His body was only discovered on Friday at 8.50pm.
The SAPS commanders, local detectives and forensic teams arrived a the scene within 30 minutes. “It is unconfirmed at this stage as to what the modus operandi is. He suffered from early stage Alzheimer’s. Foul play is suspected,” said Mathios.