The body that was discovered in Willows, Bloemfontein, this morning, has been confirmed by the police to be that of a 23-year-old African male, who is said to be a student at the University of the Free State.

The young man was found dead in front of the Deo Juvante Youth Care Centre this morning.

Police spokesperson, Wendy Nkabi, said that the body did not have any visible injuries and that an investigation will be taking place and a post mortem will determine the cause of death.

The spokesperson of the University of the Free State, Lacea Loader, said they are aware of the incident and will release a statement later today.