- Mar 26, 2010
Cape Town police are working on possible leads following the murder of Irish charity worker John Curran at a high-security residential complex in the CBD this week.
John Curran, 60, had recently finished a two-year contract as a director of education for Mellon Educate in South Africa.
"I know our many volunteers and supporters will be very sad to hear this tragic news. John was much loved by everyone who met him and especially by the thousands of children he helped during his time with Mellon Educate," said the charity in a statement.
"We are assisting his family in every way we can and your warm wishes of empathy are sincerely appreciated."The charity said in its statement that Curran was killed during a robbery.
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