KZN advocate dies after gun accident in court

KZN advocate, Addelaid Ferreira Watt, dies after a bizarre gun incident in court. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - An investigation has been launched into the death of senior state advocate, Addelaid Ferreira Watt.

Watt died in a bizarre gun accident at Ixopo regional court on Monday. 

Brigadier Jay Naicker says the accident occurred when a loaded gun accidentally fell and set itself off. 

The gun was displayed as evidence during a house robbery case.

 The family has requested that their privacy be respected.