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Police are investigating the murder of Nelson Thomas called Nelo 36-year-old miner of Kaneville, East Bank
Police said in a statement that Nelson resides at 4th Field Kaneville E.B.D with his wife and his mother and work’s in the interior.
He returned home Thursday afternoon from the interior.
While at home at 19:00hrs Nelson told his mother that he was going to visit his uncle in 2nd street Kaneville.
A resident states that at 21:30 hrs he was aroused by the voice of someone calling for him and upon checking he saw Nelson lying motionless to the eastern side of his yard under a shed attached to his house with what appears to be blood about his body.
He called the police and reported the matter at Grove Police Station.
Police said that it appears that the Nelson was returning home when his attackers attempted to rob him and stabbed him in the process.
The body was later escorted to Diamond Public Hospital where it was pronounced dead on arrival and was later escorted to Memorial Gardens Funeral Parlour awaiting post mortem examination.
Investigations are in progress .