Two teens & a baby found murdered in Katlehong
It’s understood the girls were attacked by two men who then drowned them and the baby in a bath.
JOHANNESBURG - Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the killing of three children, allegedly by their two cousins, in Katlehong on the East Rand.
Two teenage girls and a seven month old baby boy were found dead at their house in the Khumalo section yesterday.
The family say they are in shock after the killings.
The children's brother, Kevin Mbingo, says they were beaten and stabbed to death.
Mbingo says the attacks were unexpected.
"We always looked at them as sons of the house. We never saw any symptoms because they are just family members, and naughty boys like any other teenagers. We never noticed this extreme tendencies that have a just experienced."
Ekurhuleni Emergency Medical Services' William Ntladi says angry community members then attacked the suspects.
#KatlehongDrowning He says the community were outraged by the attack & violence erupted on scene. FP— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) December 11, 2015
"The suspects were apprehended by members of the community after hearing the screams of the two teenage girls. Unfortunately, the community blocked the ambulance from transporting them to the hospital and the ambulance and police vehicles were destroyed in the commotion.
Both suspects are under police guard at a local hospital in Vosloorus.
MEC Sizakele Nkosi Malobane has condemned the attack on three children in Katlehong.
It's alleged the suspects had an altercation with the children's mother, before the attack.