Husband of well-known author Nikki Bush killed in house robbery

Bush says that her husband was killed at around 3am on Saturday morning when two gunmen forced entry into the house.

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JOHANNESBURG - The family of well-known speaker and author Nikki Bush have confirmed that her husband Simon Bush has been shot and killed during a house robbery in their home in Douglasdale.

Bush says that her husband was killed at around 3am on Saturday morning when two gunmen forced entry into the house.

The creative parenting expert has often been the go to person on subjects of child development and parenting.

Her sister Justine Heydra says that the family is devastated.

"It was a fatal shot. We're absolutely devastated. We're a very close family and are gutted. We did try to do CPR on him for about 45 minutes. The police and ambulances services were amazing."