Missing Chesterville man found dead

Missing Chesterville man found dead

A KwaZulu-Natal woman who had planned on getting married in the new year is instead making preparations for her fiance's funeral.

Delani Maishi

Delani Maishi was last seen leaving his Chesterville home on Reconciliation Day. 

The 46-year-old's body was found five days later, dumped in a river in Verulam. 

An axe, believed to be the murder weapon, was found at the scene. 

Olwethu Magidigidi says a Verulam woman who had seen a missing person poster on Facebook informed the family that she saw Maishi. 

They were then asked by the police to identify a body at the mortuary. 

"He was found dead after so many days. We were hoping and praying that he can be alive and be with his family. His daughter was asking me all the time 'Mommy When is Delani is coming back home?'"she said. 

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