Former South Africa Pacer Vernon Philander’s Brother Tyrone Philander has been found shot dead in Cape Town. According to the local media reports, Tyrone Philander went out of his house to provide water to a neighbour when he was shot dead. The incident took place on Wednesday afternoon in the family’s home town of Ravensmead in Cape Town, As per our sources reported. Vernon Philander announced on Twitter to inform about the news that his family is coming to terms with the brutal murder in his hometown of Ravensmead earlier today. He further requested to keep the family’s privacy be respected during this difficult time.
Vernon Philander’s statement
He further told that The murder has been given the under police investigation. They deferentially ask that the media to give the police some space to direct an intensive examination. There are no details around the incident right now and speculation will make it hard for them as a family to grieve in harmony. Tyrone will live forever in our souls. May his spirit rest in peace,” he stated
According to media reports, Tyrone went out of his house to provide water to a neighbour when he was found dead. The family is feeling really bad. Tyrone Philander was not his brother but also one of the closest friend for pacer Vernon Philander. Our condolescences with his friend and family.
Vernon Philanders took twitter to thanked everyone who has offered them their condolences and message of support during this dificult time for the family. He also requested media not to ask more question to the family. None of the family members wil pickup the call to comment. Many of his cricket fans has offered their condolences.