A George couple has been found dead in their bedroom with bullet wounds to their heads.
The couple a 59-year-old man and a 61-year-old woman were last seen alive by their son when he left his parents home on Thursday.
When he returned on the same day, he discovered their bodies in the bedroom.
Provincial police spokesperson Captain Malcolm Pojie said the couple lived in the suburb of Lavalia in George.
“The 59-year-old husband and 61-year-old wife were last seen alive by their son when he left his parent’s home.”
“When he returned at about 7pm the same day, he discovered the bodies of his parents in the bedroom. Both had wounds to their heads,” said Pojie.
A firearm was found in the bedroom and was confiscated as evidence.
The firearm has been sent for ballistic testing.
An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.