South African model Lebo Mathuloe, who was said to have been killed by her boyfriend allegedly committed suicide by stabbing herself several times on Monday morning, police claim.
Police spokesman Brigadier Sabata Mokgwabone who confirmed the development yesterday said that Lebo Mathuloe allegedly stabbed herself several times with a knife early on Monday at the exclusive Pecanwood Estate in Hartbeespoort Dam.
Mokgwabone said police opened an inquest docket and were investigating the matter.
He said police did not know why Mathuloe allegedly committed suicide but she had been restless before the incident.
Social media was abuzz with claims that Mathuloe had been killed by her white boyfriend, who allegedly stabbed her in the neck and chest after a fight at his home.
Mathuloe was a model with G3 Model.