Sphamandla James Nkomonde (61), who went missing in Ezakheni in July, was found dead in the Isidageni area of Ezakheni on Monday (August 6).
He was last seen by his niece at his residence in Ezakheni B-Section on July 10.
Police say that Sphamandla was mentally challenged.
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Police are investigating an inquest docket.