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PATRICK MGOQI| SABC staff member shot dead trying to defend a woman at a car wash

SABC workforce participants are in surprise after one in every of their colleagues, Patrick Mgoqi, become murdered.

Mgoqi, who turned into an electrical/mechanical technician and manager, became shot and killed at a vehicle wash in Khayelitsha on Sunday night, the SABC reported.


It's believed the 47-year-antique Mgoqi, who grew up in Queenstown, Eastern Cape, turned into looking to guard a younger female from being assaulted while he turned into killed.


Western Cape police spokesperson Warrant Officer Joseph Swartbooi stated Lingelethu West Police were referred to as to the crime scene at approximately 8.40pm on Sunday.


The cops have been knowledgeable that a 47-year-antique guy who had sustained gunshot wounds turned into rushed to a clinical facility via way of means of own circle of relatives individuals, he stated.


’’The sufferer become declared deceased on arrival via way of means of the scientific personnel. The suspect fled the scene in an undisclosed course and is but to be arrested,’’ stated Swartbooi.


The reason for the assault is unknown. Lingelethu West police are investigating a case of murder.


The SABC defined Mgoqi as a loving and being concerned colleague who become devoted to his paintings, own circle of relatives and friends, calling his dying a excellent loss to the Western Cape region.

The public broadcaster stated Mgoqi might be neglected for his ’’joyful character, playful nature and paintings ethic’’.


Mgoqi leaves at the back of his mother, spouse and 3 children, such as the ones of his sister whom he cared for.


Judging through the remarks on social media after his loss of life, Mgoqi definitely had a big effect on many people’s lives.


A colleague of Mgoqi published a image of him on Facebook and wrote: ’’For Patrick Mgoqi who by no means stopped smiling on even his darkest days.


’’You have been so type to me, so professional at what you did, and usually a mild withinside the hallways of the SABC. RIP my pricey friend, I will pass over you.’’


Another Facebook submit read: ’’Patrick’s spirit turned into indefatigable. Through all of the years he turned into scuffling with a kidney situation he continually confirmed up.


’’Even whilst he had a dialysis appointment later withinside the day, he’d be looking after business, going approximately matters at paintings with feature gusto.


’’I popular him for that. Thank God I stated this to him once I had the chance. I had lots love for this guy.


’’I in go back acquired an awful lot appreciate from him. He gave love and appreciate to everybody round him.’’


Source: https://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/western-cape/much-loved-sabc-staff-member-shot-dead-trying-to-protect-woman-at-car-wash-b5ef2ad5-b96c-4e91-b001-e5e12a5291d0

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Joseph Swartbooi Mgoqi Queenstown SABC Western Cape

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