Former boxing national champion Ndoda Mayende has been gunned down at his home in East London in the Eastern Cape.
It is alleged that Mayende was shot in front of his 11-year-old son, at home in Duncan Village.
The 54-year-old was both a flyweight and junior flyweight boxer.
Mayende was part of the former boxing champions that were under the Buffalo City Metro programme.
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