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Police appeal for public's assistance after two Willowvale bus drivers brutally killed

FEBRUARY 17, 2017
Police appeal for public's assistance after two Willowvale bus drivers brutally killed

Willowvale police on Friday appealed to the public to assist with information that might assist police in solving a double murder, which occurred on Thursday night.

"It is alleged the deceased, both men, aged 34 and 36, were shot when the 34-year-old deceased arrived at his flat in the company of his 36-year-old friend," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The 34-year-old man died immediately while his 36-year-old friend was rushed to hospital only to be declared dead on arrival.

"The motive behind the murders is still not clear."

The identities of both deceased men is still being withheld pending notification of their relatives.

"Both men were bus drivers," added Captain Manatha.

Anyone with information about these murders is kindly requested to contact Willowvale Police on 047 499 6200/ 047 499 6213 or Crime Stop 08600 10111.

No one has been arrested yet.