She heard her children's last groans

By Nomzamo Ngcobo
18 September 2015

One Limpopo's mother world came crashing down when she had to listen helplessly, while her four sons bled to death at the hands of their father

Out of the blue her husband called her and asked her if she had any last words for their four sons.

Then, one by one, he slit their throats.

It was a moment when time stood still for Lorraine Kekana and her world fell apart.

It's traumatic enough to lose one child, but to lose all four is a pain almost inconceivable to bear.

It's alleged Lorraine's husband, who cannot be named as he hasn't appeared in court, slit the throats of their four sons on the morning of Sunday 6 September, and later attempted to commit suicide but survived.

Read more in the September 24 issue of DRUM

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