Greytown: ANC leader's wife found dead

2010-03-22 00:00

THANDI Mavundla, wife of Philani Mavundla, the controversial African National Congress leader in Greytown, was found dead on Friday.

Thandi, who was one of Mavundla’s two wives, was found dead from a gunshot wound at one of her husband’s many farms.

It is thought that she committed suicide.

According to media reports, sources close to the family said they believe that she had committed suicide because of stress she was experiencing.

Terresa Edwards, Mavundla’s assistant, said he was with his family and does not want to discuss the matter.

Mavundla is also a councillor in uMvoti (Greytown) Municipality and a multi-millionaire.

He allegedly set fire to a R2 million truck when it drove over sugar cane at his farm in Seven Oaks near Greytown in October.

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