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EC police commanded to secure arrests in Dabekweni family murder

27 November 2020 8:11 AM
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Dabekweni family murder
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An Eastern Cape mother and her five children were found murdered with an axe.

Eastern Cape police are on the hunt for a man whose family was killed with an axe.

The bodies of 42-year-old mother and her children, aged between six months and 10 were found by neighbours at their home in the Dabekweni area in Kwaaiman on Tuesday.

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Brigadier Tembinkosi Kinana told Eyewitness News that a team of detectives has been instructed to move with speed and pull resources together to secure an arrest.




27 November 2020 8:11 AM
Tags:
Dabekweni family murder
murder axe
mother and her children

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