Update: Police treating Klinkenberg death as suicide

Although initial reports said the body of Robert Klinkenberg was found in Muldersdrift, Krugersdorp Police has confirmed that it has been found in Magaliesburg yesterday.

Captain Mafokeng said the body was found with one bullet wound and that the police is currently treating it as a suicide although an inquest docket has been opened.

Director of Klinkenberg Inc found dead

Klinkenberg Incorporated has released an initial short press statement.

In the statement the law firm said “as a firm we mourn the passing of our director, beloved colleague and friend Robert Klinkenberg. Please be advised that the Law Society is being notified and upon receipt of their directive as to the dealing with all existing client files a further statement will be released.

We thank you for your understanding during this difficult time”.

Friends, employees and clients also paid their respect on the firm’s Facebook page.

Johlandi Harmse wrote: “You were a Legend. You left so many memories behind. We will always remember what you did for us as your Employees as well as what you did for others. A great man with an awesome and open heart. Our hearts are broken but what we will carry what we learned from you with us FOREVER”.

Carl Botha wrote: “To everyone at Klinkenberg Inc. Attorneys we send our deepest condolences in this very difficult time”.

Cindy Blunden wrote: “He will be sorely missed! Our sincere condolences to his family and all that worked for him and with him”.

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