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sapsANA reports that Free State police are urging relatives of an illegal miner (zama zama), found dead at the Eland mine shaft in Welkom, to come forward and claim the body.  

In a statement on Wednesday, Welkom police spokesperson Captain Stephen Thakeng said the man was found at level 47 of the mine on 10 September.  He is believed to be between 25 and 30 years old, about 1.72m in height, and had dreadlocks.  He also had a scar above his right eye.  The investigations revealed that he died of natural causes.


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