Police probing double murder, suicide in botched house robbery
It is understood that three suspects broke into an elderly woman's Vereeniging home on Tuesday and demanded money from her.
JOHANNESBURG – Police say they are investigating a double murder and apparent suicide during a botched house robbery in Roshnee near Vereeniging.
A 66-year-old woman was among those who died.
It’s understood that three suspects broke into her home on Tuesday and demanded money from her.
The police’s Lungelo Dlamini explains what happened next.
“While the suspects were inside, the local security guard surrounded the house and the suspects allegedly shot the woman, shot his accomplice and shot himself. The third was arrested not far from the scene.”
(Edited by Leeto M Khoza)