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Durban Woman Kills House Robber After Pouring Boiling Water On Him

“It is alleged that the woman was at her residence on Ferndale Road when an unknown man broke the kitchen door and entered the house armed with a knife. The victim poured boiling water over the suspect as she screamed for help."

Durban Woman Kills House Robber After Pouring Boiling Water On Him-SurgeZirc SA
Durban Woman Kills House Robber After Pouring Boiling Water On Him

When a robber armed with a knife broke into her Berea home, the owner acted quickly and poured boiling water on the intruder.

The incident occurred before 5 p.m. on Monday.

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Colonel Robert Netshiunda, a provincial police spokeswoman, stated: “It is alleged that the woman was at her residence on Ferndale Road when an unknown man broke the kitchen door and entered the house armed with a knife. The victim poured boiling water over the suspect as she screamed for help.”

According to Netshiunda, the suspect ran to the front lawn in pain and died soon after.

Berea police are looking into attempted robbery charges as well as an inquest.

This is one of numerous recent home invasions that have resulted in violence. Another home intruder was shot dead in Umgeni Park, north of Durban, in December.

Emer-G-Med Paramedic, Kyle van Reenan, reported that they responded to allegations of a shooting at a home property on Ridgeside Road shortly after 10:30 p.m.

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“On arrival at the scene, a male, believed to be approximately 30 years of age, was found to have sustained fatal injuries and was declared dead on arrival of paramedics.

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“Reports from the scene alleged the man to have been a suspect in a house robbery at the premises. However, the circumstances surrounding the incident and the events preceding it are unclear and will form the subject of a South African Police Service investigation.”

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