NW police open inquest docket after slain officer’s ex-boyfriend found dead

Sando Khandile’s body was found just outside Orkney over the weekend.

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JOHANNESBURG - North West police have opened an inquest docket after the ex-boyfriend of murdered officer Mamoitoyi Bouwer was found hanging from a tree.

Sando Khandile’s body was found just outside Orkney over the weekend.

This comes just a week after his former lover Sergeant Bouwer was found dead at her home.

There’s been a dramatic twist in Bouwer’s murder case after Khandile was found dead in what's believed to be a suicide.

The police’s Sebata Mokgoabone said: “We can confirm that an inquest docket has been opened for investigation after the body of Sando Khandile, aged 40, was found hanging from a tree between shaft number six and seven on Saturday.”

The discovery comes just a few days after Bouwer was found dead in her home.

It appears she had been hit with a hard object.

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