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Sad news: As one of Mzansi’s finest burns to death


Sad news: As one of Mzansi’s finest burns to death.South African Police Service (SAPS) in Mfuleni have confirmed the death of one of their own and his young family in a house fire on Friday the 8th of October. The police officer was 48 years of age and his wife was 38 years and their two deceased kids were eight and four years of age.

“Mfuleni police have opened an examination agenda following an occurrence where an off the clock police official, his significant other, and two youngsters passed on in a fire nearby on Friday evening,” SAPS said.

It seems a neighbour heard screams coming from the house to see and found the house was on fire.
“Police reports demonstrate an occupant in the vicinity heard shouts after 21:30 coming from the fundamental house and went to examine.”

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“The inhabitant attempted to access the house. The collections of the 48-year-old police sergeant and his 38-year-old spouse were found in the room of their home in Ringwood Street Wesbank, Mfuleni.

“Their two kids are eight and four years were found in the section dead. All expired people are associated to have kicked the bucket with through smoke inhalation.”

However it seems the entire family did not die in the fire as they were two survivors: the late couple’s teenage girl and her baby. The two are now n the clinic receiving medical care and therapy.


“The 18-year-old girl who endured some trauma and smoke inhalation is at present in a medical clinic. Her 11-month-old kid was additionally conceded to a medical clinic for smoke inhalation,” SAPS added