Heartbroken family of SA rugby player Lindelani Myeni who was shot dead in Hawaii speak out about wanting answers

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Lindani and Lindsay Myeni. Lindani was shot and killed by police in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Photo: Facebook/Lindsay Myeni)
Lindani and Lindsay Myeni. Lindani was shot and killed by police in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Photo: Facebook/Lindsay Myeni)

They spent the morning driving along the coast, stopping at the beach for a bite to eat. Later that day, he dropped his wife and children at home, then said he was going for a drive “to clear my head”.

Shortly afterwards, his wife called him and he said he was coming home – and those were the last words he’d ever say to her.

Less than 20 minutes later, Lindani Myeni (29) was dead and now his widow, Lindsay, is struggling to make sense of it all. “How do you talk to someone and 18 minutes later they’re dead?” she says.

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