Zimbo Man Commits Suicide After Hosting Party In SA

Burns Self To Death

The charred remains of a 24 year old Zimbabwean national was recovered in his gutted home which he set alight after hosting a party for members of the community in Thandanani, Verulam – KZN onSaturday.

Neighbours contacted Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) at approximately 09:41 after the mans wood and iron home burst into flames with him inside.

RUSA Members were immediately dispatched and on arrival discovered the home completely guttered. The charred remains of the self employed tiler was discovered in the debris.

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According to his intoxicated girlfriend, the deceased purchased a large amount of meat and alcohol to host a braai yesterday afternoon.

He partied throughout the night with members of his community and his girlfriend.

The following morning he returned home and saw his girlfriend in his bed.

He informed her that he loved her and asked her to leave as he intended on ending his life.

He then forced her out of the residence and locked the door. The shack, thereafter burst into flames and deceased could be heard screaming for several minutes before the structure collapsed.

The motive for the suicide could not immediately established.


Marian Shamhu

Marian Shava is a full-time journalist and social media enthusiast
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