Police have confirmed that a 44-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of four siblings from Wyebank, west of Durban.

The bodies of 4-year-old Kuhlekonke, 6-year-old Khwezi and 10-year-old Spesihle Mpungose were found hanged at their home yesterday afternoon.

Their 16-year-old sister, Ayakha Jiyane was found hanging from a tree in the New Germany area last night.

Police say the suspect was arrested in KwaDabeka.

Saps spokesperson, Thembeka Mbele says he will appear in court on four counts of murder.