A younger mom collectively together with her two kids have died after consuming meat sprinkled with rat poison.
The police believes that the Mpumalanga mom dedicated suicide by taking meat with rat poison.
The identical poison killed her two kids in Kwa Guqa close to Witbank.
Police spokesperson Brig Leonard Hlathi on Sunday mentioned the lady “ate rooster meat allegedly sprinkled with rat poison” which her kids additionally consumed.
“Her two kids, a six-year-old woman and an 11-year-old boy, had been in the identical home the place it’s additional alleged that the lady left some items of the rooster and went into one other room.
“The kids additionally ate the identical meat as properly whereafter they had been discovered by their elder brother who rushed them to the native clinic. Sadly they had been licensed lifeless,” he mentioned.
The lady left a observe indicating that her household ought to handle her kids.
Nevertheless, he made it recognized that the police have opened an inquest docket for a culpable case of murder for additional investigation.
The provincial police commissioner Lt-Gen Mondli Zuma was shock on the incident.
He inspired neighborhood members to hunt assist when they’re experiencing any problem or are depressed.