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Son Murders Elderly Mom After Argument Over Loud Music

A shocking incident of domestic violence has rocked the community of Ga-Mampa Village in the Mecklenburg policing area outside Sekhukhune, Limpopo.

A 37-year-old man allegedly murdered his 77-year-old mother following an argument over loud music. The elderly woman was assaulted and killed by her own son, leaving the community in shock and mourning.

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The tragic incident occurred over the weekend when the victim was with her 17-year-old grandson. The suspect arrived at their house and began playing music loudly.

The elderly woman attempted to reprimand her son, but he responded with aggression, physically attacking her. Despite the grandson’s intervention, he too was assaulted and sought help from their neighbors.

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Upon the arrival of the police, they discovered the victim lying unconscious on the floor, bleeding heavily.

Tragically, the elderly woman succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by medical emergency services personnel. The suspect had already fled by the time the authorities arrived.

Brigadier Hlulani Mashaba, the police spokesperson, confirmed that a murder case has been opened.

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The Provincial Police Commissioner in Limpopo, Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe, has strongly condemned this act of gender-based violence (GBV) against an elderly woman. She expressed deep concern and emphasized the need for a thorough investigation and justice to prevail.

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Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe urged the community to find peaceful resolutions to domestic challenges and refrain from resorting to violence.

It is essential for community members to support one another and encourage open dialogue, empathy, and understanding. By fostering a culture of respect and non-violence, we can work towards preventing such tragic incidents from occurring in the future.

The police have appealed to anyone with information that could assist in their investigation to come forward. Community members are encouraged to contact their nearest police station or the Crime Stop at 08600 10111. Every piece of information can make a difference in ensuring that justice is served and preventing further acts of violence.

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Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
Keitumetse Modise is a passionate and dedicated local news writer who brings the latest news and updates from your community straight to your doorstep. With years of experience in journalism, Keitumetse has established herself as a reliable source of information, covering a wide range of topics that matter to you.
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