Limpopo Man Massacres Seven Family Members in Christmas Shooting

A Limpopo man has massacred seven members of his family in Jimmy Jones Village, outside Malamulele.

It is understood the man killed his two brothers, four children and the pregnant wife of one the brothers shortly after midnight on Friday.

The police’s Motlafela Mojapelo said the motive for the shooting is not known but family feud cannot be ruled out.

“Shortly after midnight, the suspect, who is employed as a nurse, shot and killed his two brothers, a wife who was pregnant and four children, using his licensed firearm. Investigators are still collating other information, including the ages of the deceased.”

Mojapelo said the man handed himself over to police and faces seven counts of murder.

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