Man kills wife, child and then self

2011-05-18 16:03
Cape Town - A 41-year-old man shot dead his 31-year-old wife and 8-year-old daughter at their home in Langa, Cape Town, before killing himself on Wednesday, Western Cape police said.

His 4-year-old daughter was wounded and is in a serious condition in hospital, Colonel Andre Traut said.

"The circumstances of the incident are being investigated. The motive is unknown at this stage."

Dockets of murder, attempted murder and an inquest were opened.

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