Suspect found dead in a police cell

A forty-year-old inmate was found dead in a police cell in Letsitele outside Tzaneen yesterday morning.

Police says Chikinyongo Madala Masinge was allegedly murdered by fellow inmates.

He was found by police members who were on duty in one of the cell badly injured and was certified dead by emergency personnel.

Police spokesperson, Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo says their investigation into the circumstances surrounding Masinge’s murder is continuing.