A heated argument resulted in a 49-year-old husband burning his wife [45] with hot water, he later committed suicide at Motserereng village, Limpopo on Monday.

The wife sustained severe burn wounds on the body and succumbed to her injuries afterwards. The couple was found dead at their residence in Lepelle-Nkumpi Municipality on Monday at about 14:00. 

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It appears the husband committed suicide after his body was found hanging in one of the rooms inside the house. The police also found a death note next to the deceased. It will help in the investigation of this tragic incident. 

LIMPOPO HUSBAND COMMITTED SUICIDE AFTER BURNING HIS WIFE TO DEATH WITH HOT WATER

Commissioner of Police in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has appealed to community members who are experiencing difficulties and challenges in their relationships to seek professional assistance. To resolve them rather than resorting to acts of violence.

“Couples having relationship challenges should seek professional assistance to avoid the catastrophic consequences of this nature,” concluded  General Hadebe.