Marloth Park resident commits suicide after daughter’s death


Jan Schoeman (77) who with wife Debbie own Boskombuis restaurant in Marloth Park has committed suicide. The tragedy occurred last week and comes in the wake of his dauhter’s suicide in October this year.

Annette Roberts, fiancĂ©e of well-known writer Dana Snyman also took her life just as her father by gassing herself in a friend’s car. Schoeman’s body was also found in his car by his wife.

The funeral will be held on Thursday in Komatipoort.