Police confirmed on Thursday that Gauteng MPL and ANC member Mapiti Matsena was attacked and stabbed to death in his home on Wednesday.
IOL reports that the Police arrived at the scene just before 23:00, and found him in his bedroo. He was declared dead at the scene.
The police further reported Matsena had gone to the toilet when the suspect gained entry through the unlocked outside glassdoor.
“The suspect allegedly covered the deceased’s wife with a blanket. The wife ran out and called her son, Mokwele Matsena from the other house on the premises who witnessed the fight and saw the suspect stab his father with an unknown object in the chest. The suspect jumped the wall in front of the house on the south-western side,” the police said.
Tributes have been pouring in since Thursday morning following the news and many took to social media to express their condolences to his family.