Man shoots wife, then himself

Police spokesman, Captain Gerald Mfeka.
Police spokesman, Captain Gerald Mfeka.

INVESTIGATIONS are under way after a man apparently shot his wife before turning the gun on himself.

Police spokesman, Captain Gerald Mfeka said police received a report of a murder at St Michael’s last Saturday at about 9.30pm.

“When police arrived at the house in Fairway Drive, they found the woman (69) lying on a sofa with a gunshot wound to the head. Next to the woman was a 74-year-old man who had a gunshot wound under the chin,” said Captain Mfeka.

The identity of the couple has not been released.

Sugan Naidoo

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