Elderly woman raped and strangled

2010-09-28 10:48

A 68-year-old woman was raped and strangled at her home in Bongweni near Mthatha today, Eastern Cape police said.

The woman’s body was found by community members, said Lieutenant Colonel Mzukisi Fatyela.

Her children were working in Pretoria and the elderly woman lived alone.

Police believed that the woman was raped and found a rope around her neck, indicating the cause of death.

No arrests had yet been made.

A case of rape and one of murder was under investigation. 

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