The KwaZulu-Natal government announced on Wednesday that it was working with the family of Lindani Myeni — the former rugby player from KZN who was shot dead by Honolulu police in Hawaii last week — to repatriate his remains.
Myeni, a father of two, died last week after police officers responded to a “burglary in progress” at home in Nuuanu.
Lindsay Myeni, his wife, shared in a Facebook post how her husband had gone for a drive to clear his mind when the incident unfolded.
The KZN government delegation led by director-general Dr Nonhlanhla Mkhize visited the Myeni’s family home in Empangeni, north of the province.
More than R200,000 has been raised in a crowdfunding initiative launched to repatriate Myeni’s remains from the US.