KwaZulu-Natal police have confirmed that a family of five was killed in a shooting in Montclair, south of Durban on Wednesday.
Provincial police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane confirmed that a Durban magistrate, her court interpreter husband as well as their three children – aged between nine and 17 – were found dead in their home.
Rescue Care paramedics spokesperson Garrith Jamieson said paramedics were alerted to a shooting at a residence in the area just after 15:00.
Officials are still on the scene.
Although the circumstances which led to the shooting were unknown, Zwane said one firearm was found next to the bodies.
More to follow…