A 31-year-old lady identified as Zama Sishi has been shot dead in her apartment by her boyfriend, Ayanda Nkosi, 32, who once tried to throw her off a bridge few weeks ago thanks to passerby who helped her to escape.
Ayanda, however is believed to have turned the gun on himself and died on the spot too. A friend who lives in the neighborhood said they rushed to the scene on Friday night after hearing the gunshots and found the bodies of both of them lying on the floor, bleeding profusely.
A source said “Her boyfriend was jealous and abusive and their fights have been going on for a couple of months. It is not clear how long the two have been dating because neither of them is from the area. They came to the area early this year. Zama worked in Jozini and her boyfriend constantly visited her.”
KZN police spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Thulani Zwane confirmed the incident. He said a case of murder and an inquest docket were opened at Jozini Police Station for investigation.