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KZN domestic spat turns deadly

Crime & Courts

Durban - A man killed his wife before he committed suicide by shooting himself in the head in Durban on Friday morning, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

The couple apparently had an argument in their car and the man shot his wife, who was driving, police spokesman Captain Thulani Zwane said.

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09 Subject: Brick truck crashes through wall after partial head-on collision with tow truck.Statement: At approximately 09h20 on Thursday morning 12 March 2009, Netcare 911 paramedics responded to reports of a very serious collision involving several vehicles on Douglas road near to the corner of Alexander road in Douglasdale in the Fourways area. Picture. Netcare 911

The woman died on the scene and the man was declared dead on arrival at a hospital. Police recovered the man's firearm and a murder docket was opened.

Paramedics found the car wedged against a tree, at the intersection of Essex Street and Durham Road around 8am, Netcare 911 spokesman Chris Botha said. The two were in their 50s.

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