Father accused of murdering son released on warning, but investigation continues

The father accused of killing his son outside the Fred Norman Secondary School on Tuesday, has been released on a warning.

The man says he took his son to an extra evening class and waited for him inside his vehicle where the boy found him asleep and knocked on the car door. He claims this startled him and he opened fire.

READ: MEC Lesufi outlines conflicting reports surrounding death of Ennerdale pupil

He appeared in the Lenasia Magistrate's Court on Thursday on a charge of murder.

Eyewitness News reporter Masechaba Sefularo has more on the story.

The father has been released on warning.

Masechaba Sefularo, EWN reporter

I spoke to the family yesterday and they too were in quite a state.

Masechaba Sefularo, EWN reporter

I spoke to the police this morning, they have handed the case over to the NPA, the father is expected back in court on the 24th of July. They will continue with investigations.

Masechaba Sefularo, EWN reporter

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