2 Men burnt to death in their shack

Two men burnt to death in their shack in Capricorn over the weekend and Western Cape police believe the blaze was intentional. Muizenburg police spokesperson Captain Stephan Knapp said on Monday that in the early hours of Saturday police were notified that shacks were burning in Doring Street, Capricorn. "Upon arrival at the scene and after the blaze had been extinguished, police discovered the bodies of two badly charred males. "It is believed that the blaze had been intentionally started after an altercation earlier in the evening with another resident of Capricorn." The deceased, who were both Malawian citizens, were estimated to be between 26- and 28-years-old. A case of murder and arson has been registered. Anyone with information can contact Detective Constable Patrick Mdokwana on 079-894-1300. Sapa

Report ID: 48
Crime Category: Arson
Province: Western Cape
City/Town: CAPE TOWN
Suburb: Capricorn
Address: Capricorn, Muizenburg, Cape Town
Crime Date/Time: 16 Jan 2010, 00:01 AM
Reported By: Report A Crime
Reported Date: 16 Jan 2010, 00:01 AM
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