MEMBER of Parliament and the Chairman of Safety and Security, Gauteng Mapiti Matsena has died.

Sinoville cops in the North of Pretoria responded to a call out in Doornpoort.

When they arrived, they found the deceased on the floor in the main bedroom.

Following that paramedics were called to the scene and they declared him dead after attempts to resuscitate him have failed.

Matsena reportedly went to the toilet when the suspect gained entry through the unlocked outside glassdoor.

According to the police the suspect allegedly covered the deceased's wife with a blanket, then the wife ran out and called her son, from the other house on the premises who witnessed the fight and saw the suspect stabbing his father with an unknown object in the chest.

The suspect jumped the wall in front of the house on the South-Western side.