The lifeless bodies of a police officer and his girlfriend have been found in Rustenburg.
According to police spokesperson Captain Sam Tselanyane, the officers received a report about a shooting in Boitekong. The incident happened on Sunday.
During the inspection of the premises, the police officers found the body of a 27-year-old woman with a gunshot to her head and the body of her 37-year-old boyfriend.
“He had a bullet wound to the head and was lying in a pool of blood,” Tselenyane added.
The man had allegedly murdered her before committing suicide.