FAMILY TRAGEDY: a Kuilsriver father shot and killed his wife and daughter before he took his own life
According to reports, Hilton van Zyl first shot and killed his wife, Annastasia, before killing their teenage daughter Cassidy. Their 23-year-old son managed to flee from the house.
Hilton then turned the gun on himself.The shooting happened on Friday and the motive for the family tragedy is not yet known.
The son was treated in hospital for shock and is believed to be with family now.
The community was, on Sunday evening, still reeling from shock. Annastasia was the chairperson of the local community police forum and also an estate agent.