A man from Kagiso west of Johannesburg hanged and killed his young son before killing himself, police said on Sunday.
Warrant Officer Solomon Sibiya said the incident involving the five-year-old boy occurred on Friday.
“A relative showed (police) a 31-year-old deceased hanging from the roof rafters inside his back room with an electric cord. Next to the deceased was his son - also hanging with electric cord,” said Sibiya. - Sapa