Police find man hanging, daughter stabbed to death

2018-06-04 20:44


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A 2-year-old girl was found stabbed to death, apparently by her 25-year-old father, who then took his own life, police said.

Their bodies were found at 14:00 on Sunday at the man's home in Moshawane Village near Mahikeng, police spokesperson Sergeant Kelebogile Moleko said on Monday.

According to reports, the father had apparently fetched the child from her mother.

"It is alleged that the father allegedly stabbed the baby several times with a knife and hanged himself with a chain," Moleko said.  

She added that the case was under investigation and that an inquest docket had been opened.

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