A Father and his 4-year-old daughter were found hanging from the roof beams, each with ropes around their necks in Bela-Bela, Limpopo on Sunday.

The incident unfolded on Sunday, 10th March at approximately 21:00. They were found inside a room at the back of a house at their residence on Malebye Street, Bela Bela

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Preliminary investigations suggest a devastating scenario wherein the man took the life of his young daughter before potentially taking his own. This is while the mother was absent at the time of the incident. Police are not dismissing domestic challenges for the incident.

Father and daughter found hanging in Bela-Bela
Crime Scene Bela-Bela

They have since initiated murder and inquest inquiries to unravel the circumstances surrounding this tragedy and deliver justice.

SHOCK AS BELA-BELA FATHER AND DAUGHTER FOUND HANGING INSIDE A HOUSE

Commissioner of Limpopo, Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe issued a stern condemnation of the incident.

She has emphasised the critical importance of seeking assistance from relevant professionals and resources when grappling with domestic issues, emphasizing the value of early intervention in preventing such grievous outcomes.