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Kaizer Chiefs lead tributes to Luke Fleurs

In tragic news that came to light on Thursday, it was confirmed that 24-year-old Chiefs defender Luke Fleurs had lost his life in hijacking incident on Wednesday night. Gauteng police have launched a murder and carjacking investigation.

Kaizer Chiefs released the following statement following death of Luke Fleurs:

“It is with a great deal of sadness that we announce that Kaizer Chiefs player, Luke Fleurs tragically lost his life last night during a hijacking incident in Johannesburg.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this difficult time.

“The SAPS are handling the matter and further details will be communicated in due course.

“May his dear soul rest in peace.”

SHOT DEAD DURING A HIJACKING

Police spokesperson Mavela Masondo said Luke Fleurs was killed by a single bullet to the upper body, and the incident is now under investigation.

“One suspect drove off with the victim’s car followed by his accomplice. The victim was taken to the nearest medical care centre where he was certified dead on arrival. Police have opened a case of murder and car hijacking for investigation, and no arrests have been made yet.”

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