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Three Adults And A Dog Found Dead In Durban Home

“Upon arrival, what began as a welfare check quickly escalated into a tragic scene. Officers discovered a male individual, lifeless and in a state of decomposition, on the living room couch.

Three adults and a dog were discovered dead inside a residence in Greenwood Park, Durban on Monday. The victims, aged 27, 30, and 37, were found lifeless at their home on Rosary Road. The local police are currently investigating the matter as three counts of inquest.

According to Colonel Robert Netshiunda, a spokesperson for the KwaZulu-Natal police, the authorities are working to determine the cause of death through a post-mortem examination. Additionally, a pitbull, believed to be the family’s pet, was also found deceased at the scene.

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The incident came to light when KZN VIP Security received requests for medical assistance from concerned individuals. Gareth Naidoo, the spokesperson for KZN VIP Security, revealed that upon arriving at the residence, it became apparent that the victims’ family had been unable to establish contact with them. The discovery was made when the emergency teams entered the home.

Preliminary reports suggest that the residents had been relying on a generator for power due to cable theft in the area, leaving them without electricity for several days. However, the exact circumstances leading to the deaths remain unconfirmed and are pending further investigation by the police.

“Upon arrival, what began as a welfare check quickly escalated into a tragic scene. Officers discovered a male individual, lifeless and in a state of decomposition, on the living room couch. Further investigation revealed two additional victims, a female and another male, in the master bedroom, both without signs of life,” said Marshall.

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The lifeless body of the family’s puppy was also found.

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The fire department conducted a thorough examination of the premises and identified a generator in the home as the likely cause of carbon monoxide poisoning, which resulted in the deaths.

Please note: This article is based on the information available at the time of writing and is subject to updates as the investigation progresses.

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Parusha Naidoo for SurgeZirc SA
Parusha Naidoo for SurgeZirc SA
Parusha Naidoo is a skilled journalist who writes local and world news for SurgeZirc South Africa. With a passion for delivering accurate and reliable information, Parusha has become a trusted voice in the news industry. With years of experience in the field, Parusha has developed a keen eye for identifying important stories and presenting them in a clear and concise manner.
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