ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said paramedics were responding to another emergency when they were flagged down by members of the community.

“Once scene, paramedics found the body of a man lying some distance into the veld against a wall.”

Meiring said it was evident to paramedics that the man had been dead for some time, and nothing could be done for him and he was declared dead on the scene.

The details surrounding this incident are unclear but local authorities will be launching an investigation into this matter.