Organised Crime Detectives probe early morning murders

WESTERN CAPE - Western Cape SAPS management has assembled a team of organised crime detectives to probe three incidents where people were shot and killed in the early hours of this morning.

In one incident in the Siqalo informal settlement in Phillipi, three males between the ages of 20 and 30 were found lying in the street with bullet wounds to their heads.

In Leiden, Delft, a 60-year-old woman and a 27-year-old male were found shot dead in a house and one other victim injured.

Meanwhile in the Nyanga area, in Samora Machel, people on their way to work discovered two bodies of unknown women lying next to the road after 5:00. They had been shot in the upper parts of their bodies.

Anyone with information about any of these incidents is urged to contact Lt Col Eddie Clarke on 082 469 1531 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

The team of investigators is also probing whether the incidents are linked.

Source: South African Police Service