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Body of missing man found in Eastern Cape river

Body of missing man found in Eastern Cape river

The body of a 27-year-old man was found floating in a river in Centane, Eastern Cape, on Sunday.

Police spokesperson Capt Jackson Manatha said Zwelethu Njama was reported missing on Saturday.

A search was launched, but police were unable to track him, Manatha said.

A passerby discovered his body floating in a river in Nxaxo village on Sunday at around 7am.

Manatha said he had no visible injuries and his cellphone was found with him.