NKAMBAKO VILLAGE– A 36-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman were found dead in their home at Nkambako Village outside Letsitele in the early hours of Monday.
The incident came to light on Monday morning after relatives of the deceased tried to contact them several times with no success. The family then decided to go to the house of the man. On arrival, they broke open the door and were welcomed by a bad smell coming from the house.
It is reported that the unconscious bodies of Phindile Rikhotso and Lucky Ramahlabane were lying dead on the bed in a state of decomposition. The family member immediately contacted the police.
The police mentioned that the motive behind this incident is not clear at this stage but domestic-related violence may not be ruled out.
According to the police report, the cause of death is currently unknown and will be determined by the postmortem examination that will still be conducted.
The police investigations are continuing and a case inquest is opened at Letsitele Police station.