Man is killed by passerby who saw him beating his longtime girlfriend to death


Crime (scene) 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A man and his girlfriend lost their lives during a fight while they were drunk.

The couple of South Africa, was on their way home from a ceremony when they began arguing on the street.

Khanyisile Mhlongo, 55, suddenly grabbed a metal pipe and beat his girlfriend to death. Witnesses who heard her screams tried to rescue her.

Sadly, it was too late, and Bonginkosi Jobe of Durban, died from the blunt force trauma.

Before Bonginkosi could escape, he was captured by an angry resident, who beat him until he died.

Mhlongo's sister, Dozi Mhlongo, 48, said that she was awakened by a neighbor who told her about the incident. By the time she arrived at the scene, Dozi found her sister and her boyfriend covered in blood and lying dead next to each other.

Dozi said that her sister and her boyfriend have been living together for over 10 years, but had no children.

Police spokesman Captain Nqobile Gwala confirmed the incident and said police were investigating both deaths.