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Media Release: Family found Dead in Vehicle outside Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 22nd April 2012

A vehicle with four occupants – a man, woman and two children – was found after 11:00 this morning on the entrance road DR02534 which leads from the R61 to the Mountain Zebra National Park near Cradock.

The occupants of the vehicle were dead as a result of gunshot wounds when discovered.

Police have cordoned off the area to investigate and are restricting vehicles from moving in or out of the Mountain Zebra National Park.

No further details are available at present as police are still concluding the investigation.

*** Please note that the entrance road DR02534, which leads from the R61 to the Mountain Zebra National Park, has been re-opened and visitors can make use of it to travel into and out of the Park as usual. 

Issued by: South African National Parks

Enquiries: Megan Taplin
Regional Marketing & Communications Manager
Addo Elephant * Camdeboo * Karoo* Mountain Zebra National Parks
Tel: 083 6508649 or 042 2338609

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