Former Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs striker, Marc Batchelor has been confirmed dead by his family members, following his attack by some gunmen on motorbikes, on Monday evening.
Batchelor was shot several times in his car in Bryanston, while on his way to Olivedale. According to Gauteng police spokesperson Lungelo Dlamini, Batchelor was driving with his gardener when he was attacked at around 6pm by two men who were on motorbikes.
“He was shot through the window for several times and died at the scene. A case of murder is being investigated by the police and the motive behind the attack is still unknown” Dlamini said.