Metro cop boss kills himself
The JMPD confirmed a senior officer took his life on Thursday, but details are unclear.
JOHANNESBURG - The Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) confirmed on Thursday that one of their senior officers has committed suicide.
Details are still sketchy but the JMPD's Wayne Minnaar said they were trying to find out exactly what had transpired.
"I can confirm that the superintendent of the metro police department has committed suicide, but I cannot confirm his identity as the next of kin have not been informed.
"But yes, a metro police superintendent has committed suicide.
The officer was in the Rabie Ridge area when he took his life.