By: Tsundukani Zitha
MALAMULELE- A couple was found dead in their house on Sunday 1st April. The deceased man, Gezani Donald Mahori (32) was found hanged inside the house while his wife Fortunate Shopola (25) was found lying dead inside the toilet with multiple wounds throughout her body.
The horrible incident occurred at Mhingaville in Malamulele. Limpopo Police Spokesperson LT. Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe says that the exact time and date of the couple’s death is not known.
“Community members observed flies around the couple’s house after they were last seen three days back and summoned the Police who then reacted swiftly,” said Ngoepe.
Ngoepe further states that the Saselamani Police unit near Malamulele are investigating this horrific incident and that the reason behind the incident are still not known.
“The motive behind this incident and the circumstances thereof is still not clear at this stage but domestic violence may not be ruled out.” Ngoepe concluded.
The Police encourages community members to consult their local professionals for intervention whenever they are in any domestic related situation rather that resorting to violence.