Cop kills wife, self

2012-01-19 11:21

A policeman shot dead his wife and wounded a neighbour before committing suicide in KwaMhlanga, Mpumalanga.

The couple called their 70-year-old neighbour to resolve an argument between them on Tuesday night, Lieutenant-Colonel Leonard Hlathi said.

“During the talks, Sergeant David Nkadimeng shot the two and shot himself,” he said.

“The cause of the argument and the circumstances that led to the shooting are not known at this stage.”

Nkadimeng (39), who was stationed at KwaMhlanga police station, died on the scene. The woman (28) was declared dead on arrival at hospital.

Murder, attempted murder and inquest dockets were opened.

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