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Model Lebo Mathuloe's death a 'suicide' - Coach Hunt denies he was boyfriend

The North West woman allegedly killed by her boyfriend apparently committed suicide by stabbing herself several times on Monday morning.

Police spokesman Brigadier Sabata Mokgwabone told Sowetan yesterday that Lebo Mathuloe allegedly stabbed herself several times with a knife early on Monday at the exclusive Pecanwood Estate in Hartbeespoort Dam.

Mokgwabone said police opened an inquest docket and were investigating the matter.

He said police did not know why Mathuloe allegedly committed suicide but she had been restless before the incident.

Yesterday, social media was abuzz with claims that Mathuloe had been killed by her boyfriend.

Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt was forced to explain on Twitter that he was not Mathuloe's boyfriend after a photograph of the two emerged.

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