South African model reportedly killed by boyfriend committed suicide, Police claim (Photos)

Lebo Mathuloe, a model from North West South Africa who was said to have been killed by her boyfriend apparently committed suicide by stabbing herself several times on Monday morning, Police claim.

Police spokesman Brigadier Sabata Mokgwabone told Sowetan yesterday that Lebo Mathuloe allegedly stabbed herself several times with a knife early on Monday at the exclusive Pecanwood Estate in Hartbeespoort Dam.

He said police opened an inquest docket and were investigating the matter.

Added that police did not know why Mathuloe allegedly committed suicide but she had been restless before the incident.

Yesterday, social media was abuzz with claims that Mathuloe had been killed by her white boyfriend, Coach Gavin Hunt.

Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt was forced to explain on Twitter that he was not Mathuloe’s boyfriend after a photograph of the two emerged.

Twitter users had claimed Mathuloe was killed by her boyfriend.

On the website of agency G3 Models, Mathuloe is listed as a model.

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