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Alanicka Lotriet
1 minute read
23 Nov 2018
12:23 pm

Suspected murder-suicide in Muldersdrift estate

Alanicka Lotriet

A bullet wound was discovered in the upper body of an 18-year-old woman, who was shot by a man believed to be her partner, before he shot himself.

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On Thursday afternoon, police received a complaint about shots being fired at an estate in Muldersdrift.

Upon arrival, officers discovered the bodies of a man and young woman inside the house, reports Krugersdorp News.

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A bullet wound was discovered in the upper body of the young woman. According to the statement issued by Constable Slindile Ntuli, Muldersdrift police spokesperson, it is suspected the 62-year-old man shot the 18-year-old girl, who was believed to have been his girlfriend, before shooting himself.

The matter is currently under intense investigation.

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