A 20-year-old resident of Redfern in Phoenix was found dead in his home, last Monday.
It is alleged by the mother of the deceased that she was at her place of residence at Lacefern Road, Redfern, when she went into her son’s bedroom and found him in a sitting position with his feet under the bed.
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There was a grey shoelace tied around the neck of her son.
Upon further inspection, the complainant noticed that her 20-year-old son was no longer breathing.
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Cpt Louise Naidoo, communications officer of Phoenix SAPS, said, “The deceased was certified dead at the scene by paramedics. An inquest docket is being investigated.”
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