Durban cop kills disabled son, self

2014-12-20 07:13
(File, Nielen de Klerk, News24)

(File, Nielen de Klerk, News24)

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Durban - A Durban police officer shot and killed his 19-year-old disabled son before turning the gun on himself, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Friday.

The 48-year-old officer had gone to pick up his disabled son from where he was staying in Merebank, Durban, on Wednesday, Major Thulani Zwane said.

"Yesterday [Thursday] morning, the officer was found shot dead along with his son on a beach in Umkomaas," said Zwane.

A suicide note and a gun were found on the scene. A murder and inquest docket were opened.

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