Mother of KZN toddlers to be questioned

2012-01-16 17:45
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.
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