Gran, grandkids hacked to death

2010-09-25 09:55

A 75-year-old woman and her two grandchildren were found dead in their home in the town of Kwambonambi near Empangeni.

KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Colonel Jay Naicker said today that Gladys Mthembu, Thabiso Mthiyane (6), and Ntando Mthiyane (2), were killed on Thursday night.

“A third child, Nhlanhla Mthiyane (3), is in a serious condition at a local hospital. All four victims sustained chop wounds to various parts of the body,” he said.

He said police arrested two men who were in possession of an illegal shotgun and blood-stained clothes.
The motive for the murders was unknown.

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