An old saying from our ancestors states that a thief has only 40 days before he/she meets their end.
Residents in Robertsham in Southern Johannesburg, South Africa were filled with mixed feeling after a notorious thief was found dead on top of a fence while getting out.
Police officers were called at the scene where they examined the body and found stolen items before transferring the corpse to a mortuary.
The man seemed to have accidentally slipped falling on top of the sharp pointed fence killing him instantly.
The police are investigating whether the thief was alone at the time of the burglary or he was with someone else.
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