DOUBLE TRAGEDY: Woman found dead in bush, hubby found hanging at home


RESIDENTS of eMaxhegweni in Peddie, Eastern Cape, woke up to a gruesome discovery on Monday, 7 March.

This comes after a couple was mysteriously found dead.

Brigadier Thembinkosi Kinana said cops opened a murder case and inquest docket following the discovery of a woman’s body, seemingly hacked to death, and her husband hanging.

“At about 9am, police were summoned to the scene in Peddie, where it is alleged a passerby stumbled across the body of a woman in the bushes at the clift. The deceased, Nosikhumbuzo Ntlontlo (31), had multiple hacking injuries,” Kinana said.

He said moments later, Ntlontlo’s husband Vukani Mazana (39) was found hanging at the couple’s home in Lujiko.

“Circumstances surrounding the incident are currently under investigation. However, police have opened a case of murder and an inquest docket for further investigation.”

— Daily Sun

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