Cape Town – Dale Alexander, 21, from Grassy Park was visiting a friend in Botma Street, Steenberg, on Thursday.
On his way home that evening Dale was robbed, shot and left for dead in a resident’s yard.
Dale’s body was found on Friday morning by the shocked woman.
His shorts, takkies, wallet, cellphone and jewellery were stolen.
The grieving mom says Dale was her only child, and the apple of her eye.
“Dale was a decent young man. He wasn’t a gangster. He was a happy child. He was in his final year studying business at False Bay College. Dale was visiting a friend and, according to police, he was robbed and then shot.”
Police spokesperson, Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana, says according to their reports, Dale was killed on Friday morning.
“I confirm that a shooting incident occurred on 27 January 2017, at Botma Street, Steenberg, at 9am,” she says.