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Police sergeant shot in Mpumalanga

2012-02-24 22:01

Johannesburg - A 34-year-old police sergeant was found dead with several bullet wounds at his home in Kanyamazane near Nelspruit, Mpumalanga police said on Friday.

The body of Sergeant Thabo Lekhuleni was discovered on Friday morning and his firearm was missing, spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Leonard Hlathi said.

"He had bullet wounds to his head and shoulder. The motive for the shooting is unknown."

Police were investigating.