Father and daughter killed in Eureka Estate

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On Monday, a 35-year-old man and his 3-year-old daughter died when an unknown suspect opened fire on them in Eureka Estate on Monday.

According to News24, the double murder occurred at around 07:15 at 39th Street in Eureka Estate, Ravensmead. It is believed that the man was on his way to work when the incident happened.

Ravensmead Ward Councillor, Beverly van Reenen says the killing of innocent women and children cannot continue. She appealed to the Police Minister Bheki Cele to send more reinforcements.

“The victims were seated in a vehicle when an unknown suspect opened fire on them”, said police spokesperson Colonel Andre Traut.

The Ravensmead community is devastated by the news as not so long ago they were rocked by the disappearance and murder of 8-year-old Tazne van Wyk.

No arrests have been made yet. Anyone with information that may help the investigation can contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111.