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Organised Crime Detectives investigate murder of family of four in Browns Farm, Nyanga

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

Provincial Organised Crime detectives are probing a shooting incident that left four family members dead and one person injured last night in Browns Farm on Thursday evening.

Preliminary reports reveal that two unknown gunmen forcefully entered a home in Makhosi Street, shot and killed three women aged 18, 30 and 69. An 11-year-old boy was also killed during the shooting.

Meanwhile another person who was injured in the shooting was taken to a medical facility for treatment.

The SAPS 72-hour activation plan is in place and resources have been mobilised to trace and apprehend the perpetrators of the shooting. Anyone with information that could assist in expediting the investigation is urged to contact the police on 08600 10111 or via the MySAPSApp. All information received will be handled in strict confidence.



Brigadier Novela Potelwa
082 559 4676









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