The South African police have arrested a 44-yea-old man for allegedly killing his three children and his step-daughter in order to spite his wife who is about to divorce him.
The stepdaughter was said to be 16-year-0ld and brought into his house from his wife’s previous marriage.
Confirming the development, police spokesman, Col Thembeka Mbele, said:
“The children were fetched by their father at school during the day. A 16-year-old girl was also last seen with her father after he fetched her from school in Durban. A search was conducted around 9 pm on Tuesday. Her body was found hanging in the bushes.”
The wife was said to have threatened him with divorce and also gone to the police station to report him for domestic violence.