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Wayne Westner (Gallo Images)
Wayne Westner (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Former South African golfing star Wayne Westner has died in an apparent hostage drama on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast on Wednesday morning.

According to the South Coast Herald website, police spokesperson Captain Vincent Pandarum confirmed the identity of the deceased man, who died as the result of a gunshot wound to the right side of his head, as Westner.

Westner is alleged to have held his wife hostage before committing suicide.

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