Pietermaritzburg family still waiting for answers a week after father was found dead

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Mpilo Hlela.
Mpilo Hlela.

A Pietermaritzburg family is looking for answers after the brutal murder of father-of-five Mpilo Hlela.

The 58-year-old was found lying in a bath full of water at his home in Murray Road, Hayfields, on Sunday.

Hlela’s death was initially ruled a suicide, but a post-mortem, held on Tuesday, revealed that he had been hit on the head and strangled.

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