Woman hacked to death, husband found hanging

PEDDIE - Police opened a murder case and an Inquest docket following the recovery of a woman's body seemingly hacked to death and her husband hanging in Peddie on Monday morning.

On Monday, 7 March 2022 at about 09h00, police were summoned to the scene at eMaxhegweni Location, Peddie, where it is alleged a passer-by stumbled across the body of a woman, in the bushes at the Clift. At the scene the deceased, Nosikhumbuzo Ntlontlo (31), had multiple hacked injuries.

Moments later, Ntlontlo's husband, Vukani Mazana (39) was found hanging at the couple's home at Lujiko Location.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are currently under investigation. However, Police have opened a case of murder and an Inquest docket for further investigation.

Source: South African Police Service