Couple shot dead

2011-01-27 11:24

A man and woman were found shot dead in Kwazibusele outside Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal police said today.

“On arrival at the scene yesterday police found the on the ground outside a homestead,” Warrant Officer Joey Jeevan said.

They were identified as Bongumusa Wilson Chiyi (51) and Zandile Sibisi (46). Both had been shot in the head.

“Investigations at the scene had established that on the previous night, on Tuesday, Chiyi and his girlfriend Sibisi were leaving his kitchen to go to his room in another homestead.”

Their killers confronted them, shot them, and ran away.

Several spent 9mm cartridges were found on the scene the next morning. The motive for the killing was still unknown.

Anyone with information about the murders could contact Warrant Officer Mervin Govender on 033 501 1552/612.

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