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.

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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.

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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.