Cop shoots girlfriend, then himself

2013-11-11 00:00

A POLICE constable shot and killed his girlfriend during an argument and then turned the gun on himself at Bruntville near Mooi River on Friday night.

Provincial police spokesperson Captain Thulani Zwane said it is alleged that Constable Sandile Madonsela (30) was visiting his girlfriend, Ntombifuthi Mkhize (30), when the couple started arguing.

During the argument he allegedly fired a shot at Mkhize using his service firearm and killed her.

He thereafter shot and killed himself.

Zwane said police are investigating.

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