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JUST IN: Illovo cop shoots wife, son and self

The motive for the shooting is unknown and will be subject to police investigation.

A 45-YEAR-old Durban Metro police officer has allegedly shot and killed his wife (40) before turning the gun on himself at their home in Illovo this morning (April 15).

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Their 19-year-old son was also shot but is recovering in hospital. The officer died at the scene. The motive is unknown at this stage and will be subject to police investigation.

This is a developing story – more details to follow.



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