The bodies of four security guards were found in a landfill in Kliptown, Soweto, Gauteng police said.
Police spokeswoman Col Brenda Muridili said the manager made the gruesome discovery on Tuesday / p>
All four had gunshot wounds to the head.
“Preliminary investigations revealed that a man in possession of a rifle and a handgun arrived at the entrance to the landfill and wordlessly spoke to the security guards at the gate and in the courtyard Posted.
“It is not yet known how the suspect escaped from the scene,” Muridili said.
She said three other guards had been rushed to the hospital in critical condition with serious gunshot wounds.
Murders and attempted murder were opened.
“The motive for the shooting will be part of the investigation of the state investigations unit.”