Couple from Northern Cape have reportedly died after consuming a homemade beer, police reports. The couple were said to have died at their home in Port Nolloth over the weekend.

Northern Cape police spokesman,  Brig Mohale Ramatseba said the 42-year-old woman was first to die. Her lifeless body was discovered in their flat.

Afterwards her husband aged 54-year-old man was found seriously ill. He later died in hospital,” Ramatseba said.

“Two empty bottles of homemade brew has been seized for forensic tests,” he added.

Investigation relating to the couples mysterious death is ongoing and police update the public soon.

This incident comes as SA has endured more than a month of the coronavirus lockdown, which bans the sale and movement of the alcohol and cigarettes.