Pensioner murdered at the beach

2016-12-01 06:00

A 71-YEAR-OLD woman was murdered on Munster Beach on Friday afternoon. The body of Dierdré Gerrtys was discovered by a man walking his dog on the beach.

SAPS spokesperson Captain Gerald Mfeka confirmed the incident, but said no arrests have been made yet.

“The witness said he saw a body lying­ near the beach steps and went closer. He then saw the woman was covered in blood and she had a stab wound to the neck,” said Mfeka.

He said there were also lacerations on the woman’s hands.

When Port Edward police arrived at the scene, they searched the area, but did not find anything that related to the murder.

Mfeka said investigations are ongoing. - Supplied.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
PARTNER CONTENT
INFOGRAPHIC: New thinking required for retirement

Everything we believe about retirement is fast becoming outdated.

/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.