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Inquest after three drowned
2019/12/07

 

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Northern Cape

NORTHERN CAPE - Police in Upington have opened an inquest docket after a man and his two daughters aged 4 and 8 drowned in a canal on Wednesday. Their bodies were retrieved by SAPS Search and Rescue members on Thursday. The man's body was recovered yesterday.

Preliminary investigations indicate that the man had an argument with his partner before throwing himself and the children into the canal.

Police investigation continues.

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Brigadier Mohale Ramatseba
071 461 0908

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