Mother of KZN toddlers to be questioned
Durban - The mother of the two toddlers who died when a fire broke out at the Westpoint Lodge on Victoria Embankment will be questioned this week, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Monday.
"The mother was referred for trauma counselling on Friday and detectives will meet her this week for questioning," Colonel Jay Naicker said.
A 1-year-old girl and her 3-year-old brother died in the blaze.
"The toddlers died of smoke inhalation," Naicker said.
The 27-year-old mother had reportedly gone out to the shops at the time of the fire.
An inquest docket had been opened.