The circumstances surrounding the murder of three (3) family members are being investigated by the Stellenbosch police. It is alleged that they were attacked and killed in their home which is situated in De Zalze Golf Estate in Stellenbosch.
The deceased are a mother and father aged 54 and 55 respectively and a son of 22 years old. During the incident the daughter of 16 and a son of 20 years old were injured and subsequently admitted to a nearby hospital.
Police are investigating murder cases and no arrest has been made at this stage. We are not in a position to speculate on the motive for the attack on the family and will have to rely on the outcome of our investigation to shed more light on the circumstances of the matter.
Media Statement from Western Cape Media Centre
Source : South African Police Service