Murder / Suicide in Pick 'n Pay

Police are investigating an incident of murder and suicide after a man shot his wife and himself at their place of work on Saturday morning.

"The couple went to work at a Sunninghill Pick 'n Pay this morning. At 10.30am they had an argument in a store room behind the bakery.

"The man, 34, shot his wife, 32, with a 9mm pistol before shooting himself in the head," said police spokesman, Inspector Moses Maphakela.

The couple died on the scene.

Customers were in the shop at the time. No-one was injured but the shop was closed after the shooting.

Police have opened an inquest docket and are investigating a case of murder . - Sapa

Report ID: 52
Crime Category: Murder
Province: Gauteng
Suburb: Sunninghill
Address: Sunninghill Pick 'n Pay
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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