Triple murder discovered

2011-09-30 14:24

A triple murder was discovered in Nqamakwe near Butterworth this morning, Eastern Cape police said.

Three bodies with bullet wounds were found on the scene, said Lieutenant Colonel Sibongile Soci.

No cartridges were discovered.

The bodies of the men, believed to be aged between 42 and 45, were discovered by members of the community at 9am.

“The circumstances and motive of the triple murder are unknown at this stage,” Soci said.

Lieutenant General Celiwe Binta said the matter would be handed over to the Hawks due to the seriousness of the case.

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