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UPDATE: Bedfordview murder victim’s family not yet notified as SAPS investigates possibility of “hit”

Captain André de Jager said the SAPS has not been able to make contact with the family of the deceased and that they reside overseas,

The family of the 43-year-old man shot and killed in Bedfordview last night has not been informed of his death.

Also read: Man (43) shot, killed in Bedfordview by two on motorcycle

The NEWS previously reported that the man was shot at the corner of Van Buuren and Kloof roads.

Also read: Krejcir survives assassination attempt

Bedfordview SAPS spokesperson Capt André De Jager said that the deceased’s family does not live in South Africa.

“We are trying to get in contact with them,” said De Jager.

Also read: Krejcir: “Gangland” body count rises

He said said that the victim was having lunch at a Bedfordview restaurant and was allegedly on his way home in the north of Johannesburg when he was shot by two gunmen on a motorcycle at about 5.30pm.

Also read: Bedfordview rocked by another shooting

“He drove for about a 100 metres after he was shot and ended up next to the Engen Garage, where he got out of his vehicle and died,” said De Jager.

“We are also looking into the possibility of this being a hit but we cannot confirm at this stage,” said De Jager.

Also read: Krejcir “associate” killed

Also read: Krejcir guilty

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Miguel Abrahams

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