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Woman and two men killed in Mthatha in apparent hit, police appealing for leads

Sep 5, 2019
Woman and two men killed in Mthatha in apparent hit, police appealing for leads

King Williams Town - Police in King Williams Town are searching for suspects behind the murder of three people in Mthatha on Wednesday.

"This follows after three bodies of one female and two males, who were found with multiple bullet wounds on their upper bodies, at KwaDosi locality in Mthatha on Wednesday at about 06h30," said police spokesperson, Captain Khaya Tonjeni.

"It is alleged that one of the deceased men, a driver, was at his home when three unknown men knocked at his home and he was seen driving the taxi out of the yard with these men inside at about 00h00.

"The three bodies of the deceased were found in a taxi about seven kilometres from the deceaseds' homes."

Capt Tonjeni said that the police are following every possible leads that could result in arrest of the suspects.

"The motive for their killing is yet to be established and no arrest as yet.

"All the victms have been identified by their next of kin," he added.

"Police have opened three cases of murder and they are currently under investgation.

"Anyone with nformation that could help speedily solve these cases can please share information anoymously with the Investugating Officer-Lt Col Nceba Mshiyo on his mobile phone-71 475 2292. All correspondence will be treated confidential."

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