UPDATE: Young man found dead in Centurion

Ruan Viljoen's body was found on the N14 Highway. Photo: Honiball photography (Facebook)

A young man was found dead near his car in Centurion on Sunday morning.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said paramedics on duty spotted a motionless car on the N14 highway and investigated.

Paramedics found the body of Ruan Viljoen a couple of meters from his car.

Also read: Body discovered in Centurion

Details on how he died were not immediately available.

Family and friends were at the time searching for him.

Viljoen was also known as ‘Bieber’ or BB Gun among his friends.

Wierdabrug police spokesperson Captain Agnes Huma said an inquest docket was opened and police were investigating.

Messages of condolences flooded social media once the news of Viljoen’s death became known.


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