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Pretoria serial killer targeting the homeless

Police are investigating a possible serial killer who is targeting the homeless people that sleep in the parks and streets in Pretoria.

Three homeless men have said to have been murdered in the past two weeks in the same manner, leading police to believe it to be a serial killer.

The bodies of two men were middle-aged and found in a park in Muckleneuk.

The third victim was a man who was found about 500 metres from the park, two weeks ago.

eNCA reported that all the victims were stabbed and hit with a blunt object.

There are approximately 6,000 homeless people in Pretoria.

Police have been increased in the park and the surrounding area and are warning the homeless to be vigilant.