Mthatha man shoots wife then self in domestic quarrel

JANUARY 26, 2015

A Mthatha man reportedly shot his wife and before turning the gun on himself, Eastern Cape police said. The murder-suicide happened in the early hours of Sunday, SAPS Colonel Mzukisi Fatyela said.

He said that police are working on information that there may have been a domestic quarrel before the 39 year-old man killed his 33-year-old wife.

The incident happened in the small village in Ncambele locality, near Mthatha.

Fatyela said that police have opened a murder docket and would also conduct an inquest.