Cape Town - The chief executive of private-equity group
Basileus Capital was shot dead in his Cape Town office, it was reported on
Moneyweb online reported that Julian Williams was shot in
his office on Lower Long street on Thursday.
His shooter then apparently turned the gun on himself and
was declared dead on arrival at hospital.
The website alleged the shooter was a former business
partner who had a disagreement with Williams.
Police spokesperson Warrant Officer November Filander told the
Cape Times that Williams, 37, was found with gunshot wounds to the neck and
"The two were in a meeting in an office on the third
floor of the Icon building in Lower Long street. People in the building heard
about three shots being fired," he said.
A murder and inquest docket were opened.