A mother who was found dead in her apartment in South Africa is seeking help to get her daughter to hospital.
Nadine Dutson, 52, died on Monday at the Pretoria Hospital.
She had been battling a case of milk chocolate poisoning.
Her body was found in her bathroom in the apartment of her daughter and granddaughter, who live nearby.
She was found naked and with a single gunshot wound to the chest.
Dutson’s body was taken to the Pretrial Institute of Forensic Medicine where she is being treated for a bullet wound to her chest.
She is the second person to die from a milk chocolate poison this year.
In April, a woman was found hanged in her home in Mpumalanga, where she had lived for nearly a decade.
The Pretoria Police has appealed for information about the deaths of the other two victims, who are aged 32 and 25.DUTSON’S FAMILY SAYS THEY ARE FIGHTING FOR THEIR CHILD, CHILDREN A FAMILY in South African’s northern Cape Province said they are “confident” their daughter Nadine Dutsson, a mother of two, is alive and fighting for her two young daughters.
A Facebook page dedicated to the family has more than 14,000 likes.
“Our daughter is a very special woman who has fought a battle with the milk chocolate poisoned her daughter in South Korea,” the post reads.
“We know that her battle will continue to this day.
We will fight for her daughter, our little girls.
We are fighting for Nadine, and for our daughters and children.”MARTIN LUGHEUS/AFP/Getty ImagesNadie Dutson was a former teacher at the local university, the University of Pretoria.
Her sister, Niela, said she and her husband, a former schoolteacher, had not been able to see their daughter for several months.
She said she had spoken to Dutzons husband, who is also a police officer.
“We haven’t been able, since the shooting, to contact him,” she said.
“But I do know he is very worried for her, and I think he will be very worried if we don’t get to see her in a few weeks.”‘MONEY FOR YOUR CHILD’S CAREMEMBER ‘MONEY HAS ALWAYS BEEN A MONEY FOR MY CHILD’.
She said the family were working on their own way to get Nadine to hospital, and that the money they were getting was going towards her daughter.
“There are many problems that need to be solved here in this province,” she told News24.
“Nadme is one of the very few people here who can help me, my daughter and our family.”
The Pretrial Police confirmed the deaths, but would not confirm what happened to the two other victims.
“The deceased is still missing, and is presumed dead,” a spokesperson said.