Anna Robertson
1 minute read
6 Apr 2017
2:38 pm

Springs man allegedly hangs son, then himself

Anna Robertson

The deceased left a note as well as money in a flower pot in his house.

A 36-year-old man hanged his seven-year-old son before he committed suicide in Dal Fouche in Springs, on the East Rand.

The murder and suicide took place on Karee Street at 9am on Sunday, Springs Advertiser reported.

Police spokesperson Captain Johannes Ramphora said the deceased left a note as well as money in a flower pot in his house.

“He used a rope to hang his son and himself,” said Ramphora.

Caxton News Service

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