Man burns to death

A 38-year-old man was burnt beyond recognition when his shack caught fire on Saturday night.

A 38-year-old man was burnt beyond recognition when his shack caught fire on Saturday night.

Philemon Thabethe of Barberton in Mpumalanga went to sleep in his room after a drinking spree with his friends.

Police spokesman Constable Jabulile Ndubane said Thabethe's wife, who was visiting a neighbour, came home to find one of their two shacks in flames.

"When firefighters and police arrived at the scene the man was already burnt beyond recognition," said Ndubane. - Sakhile Mokoena

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