22 People Mysteriously Die in East London Tavern, Family Prevented From Accessing Their Relatives' Bodies

22 People Mysteriously Die in East London Tavern, Family Prevented From Accessing Their Relatives' Bodies

  • A mysterious tragedy has resulted in the deaths of at least 22 people at the Enyobeni Tavern in Scenery Park in East London
  • The cause of death remains a mystery but the bodies of the victims suggested that they suddenly collapsed
  • The police and ambulance services have arrived on the scene and relatives and friends are crowding the area calling out names

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EAST LONDON - Relatives of 22 people who died in a tavern in East London are being prevented from accessing their relatives' bodies. The cause of the tragic death remains a mystery.

Initial speculation has suggested that the patrons of Enyobeni Tavern in Scenery Park died after being exposed to a toxic chemical or a stampede.

East London, Tavern, 22 dead, mystery
Police and medical personnel are on the scene but at this point, the cause of death remains a mystery. Photo credit: South African Police Service
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However, witnesses have said that the bodies do not show signs of a stampede and at this point the cause of the tragedy is unknown.

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The Daily Dispatch reported that the bodies of the victims were lying in a position that suggests that they collapsed suddenly, either while dancing or sitting at their tables.

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A large number of police vehicles and ambulances were on the scene with distraught relatives and friends calling out names according to the Herald LIVE.

This is a developing story.

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Earlier, Briefly News reported that a 21-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly killing her two nieces, their father and family cat who ate bean soup that was poisoned. The children were aged 10 and 14, and another child aged 11 was hospitalised.

They were given the soup before leaving to work, and school at about mid-morning the children complained about stomach cramps. The children were admitted to Bethlehem clinic, and their father was taken to Phekolong hospital, where they died.

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Police spokesperson Captain Phumelelo Dhlamini said the third girl is admitted to Phekolong hospital and is in the intensive care unit. According to News24, the family cat was also found dead after eating the soup. Dhlamini said investigations revealed that the aunt did not eat the soup that she gave the family.

Gauteng father suspected of killing his 3 kids with poisoned energy drinks, 1 child survives, another unharmed

In a related matter, Briefly News also reported the Gauteng Police has reported that the father of three children who were killed after drinking energy drinks he had given them, was found unconscious at his home in Ratanda, Heidelburg on Thursday, 26 May.

Police officers went to his house after his children collapsed and died while at school. He was then rushed to the hospital and is currently being kept under police guard. Brigadier Brenda Muridili says it is believed that the father poisoned his children and they are now investigating a case of murder and attempted murder, according to TimesLIVE.

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