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Western Cape: Double murder and two attempted murders investigated

Western Cape police are currently investigating two double murders and attempted murders that took place on Saturday afternoon.

Lamontville woman shot dead Durban police SANDF

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The Western Cape South African Police Services are investigating circumstances surrounding a double murder and two attempted murders following an incident in Van Riebeeck Road Kuilsrivier.

According to SAPS, the incident took place on Saturday, 17 April 2021 around 13:30.


According to Colonel Andre Traut, two men aged 23 and 41 were shot and killed while two others aged 22 and 30 were wounded. “It is suspected that one of the fatal victims was the target in a possible gang related attack and the other three were caught in in the crossfire.

“Two suspects fled the scene and are yet to be arrested,” Col Traut said.

Western Cape SAPS has urged anyone with information to come forward or contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

In an unrelated matter, the case of a prominent Western Cape cop has once again been postponed. Lieutenant Colonel Charles Kinnear was shot dead infront of his house in Bishop Lavis in September 2020.


The case against accused police killer Zane Killian was once again delayed at the Bellville Regional Court on Friday, 16 April 2021.

According the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson, Eric Ntabazalila,Killian, State Advocate Greg Wolmarans informed the court that Killian, accused of being a co-conspirator in the murder of Anti-Gang Unit detective Charles Kinnear was absent from court because his prison block at the Goodwood Prison being placed under lockdown.

Ntabazalila told IOL that Advocate Wolmarans advised the court that the investigation was at an advanced stage. Cellphone analysis investigation and financial investigation are still outstanding. The cellphone analysis will concentrate on downloading cellphone communication,” said Ntabazalila.

The defence protested that the matter had been on the roll for seven months and it would be eight months when it returned to court.

Killian has been in custody since his arrest two days after Kinnear’s murder in September last year. He was implicated and arrested for his involvement in Kinnear’s murder after it was found that he had allegedly pinged his location.

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