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Man killed in Constantia home

A 45-year-old man has been shot and killed in his Constantia home in the early hours of Friday morning.

Picture: @SAPoliceService/Twitter

CAPE TOWN - A 45-year-old man has been shot and killed in his Constantia home in the early hours of Friday morning.

Police are not identifying the victim, but it's been reported that the deceased is Brian Wainstein, popularly known as the Steroid King.

He was sentenced in Ireland for illegally dealing in drugs.

Wainstein went by several aliases. At one time he was on Interpol's wanted list.

He fended off extradition to the US in 2013.

Police won't say whether they believe the man's death might have been a hit.

Police spokesperson Colonel Andre Traut says they’re investigating.

“He was shot in his residence in Constantia at approximately 1 am this morning. Two suspects fled the scene and they are yet to be arrested.”

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)

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