Tuesday, 18 February 2020
Tseki; Qwaqwa: On the 15 February 2020, Police and Emergency Medical Service were called to a house in Makgalaneng Village; in QwaQwa, by a community member following the discovery of three bodies.
On arrival, they discovered the body of the mother and her two children, boy and a girl aged seven and four years old respectively. It is alleged that on that fateful day, the neighbour to the deceased, became suspicious when noticing that a woman living next door to her hasn’t open her house since morning and it was locked from inside.
She immediately called for assistance from other neighbours who forced the door open. They were shocked when they found the mother and her two children lying on the floor motionless.
They called the police and ambulance to the scene. On arrival, it was discovered that that the two children were allegedly poisoned and were already dead. Their mother was still alive but she later died.
Cases of murder and an Inquest were registered for further investigation. The motive for the killing is still unknown and investigations continues.