Sydenham SAPS are investigating an inquest docket after a man was found dead in his Viola Place home, in Asherville, on Sunday afternoon.
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It is alleged that the deceased, 35-year-old Mahomed Waseem Alley, was living alone at the premises. The gruesome discovery of his body was made by family members, who had tried contacting him but with no success.
They then resorted to going to his home where they found him on the floor, covered in blood. His house keys were found on the kitchen counter.
There have been speculations of Alley being murdered and assaulted with a blunt object on his forehead, however, Sydenham SAPS communications officer, Cpt M Lazarus said they are investigating a case of inquest until they have definite evidence of murder.
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Cpt Lazarus also said that there was no sign of forced entry into the home.
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