Durban beach stabbings: Police make breakthrough

DURBAN - One of the people found dead on a Durban beach last week is believed to have stabbed himself.

Police say the knife wound on Kresen Chandiah's body appears to have been self-inflicted.

Fathima Muhammad (50), however, was murdered.

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An inquest docket has been opened, in addition to a murder case being investigated.

The pair were found dead at the beachfront near Suncoast Casino.

Chandiah's family says he was 24 years old and worked as a tiler.

They say they did not know Muhammad.