Lifeless Bodies of mother found hanging behind the house and another body of the daughter inside the house


By Kabelo Abel Mokgalane

MOHLALETSE : The Police Detectives at Apel are investigating cases of murder and an inquest, after the lifeless body of a 35-year-old woman and her daughter aged 6, were discovered at their residence.

The discovery was made on Tuesday, 02 April at about 09:45 in Mohlaletse village in the Sekhukhune District.

According to information, the Police were summoned to the scene. On their arrival, they found a lifeless body of a woman hanging behind the house and another body of a child was found on the bed.

The Emergency Medical Services were called to the scene, and the victims were pronounced dead

The Police say their identities will be released in due course.

The Police have opened cases of murder and inquest what is an apparent murder – suicide.

Last month, two bodies of a man and his daughter were found in a room at the back of their house in Bela Bela. 

Police preliminary investigations suggested the man took the life of his young daughter before taking his own. 

Circumstances surrounding the incident are still under investigation.


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