A Phoenix family received shocking news of their loved one’s sudden death when her body was found on the roadside in Queenspark on Sunday.

Spokesman for KZN VIP, Romano Naidoo said, “Members of KZN VIP Protection Unit were dispatched to Queenspark after receiving reports of a possible corpse on the road. Upon arrival of KZN VIP members, the body of a known woman was discovered. At that stage rigamortis had set in. Her family members were on scene and identified the woman. The cause of death is unconfirmed but no visible wounds were apparent. It is alleged that she could have fallen and hit her head on a pole. Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Phoenix SAPS.”