2 in court for Dullstroom murder

2012-02-27 13:38
Mbombela - Two men accused of torturing and beating a 78-year-old woman to death appeared in the Belfast Magistrate's Court on Monday, Mpumalanga police said.

The matter was postponed to March 2 for them to obtain legal representation, Lieutenant Colonel Leonard Hlathi said.

Vusi Elias Letsoala, 34, and Raymond Bafikile Mahlangu were arrested last week when they were found in possession of the woman's digital camera and money.

Johanna Moore's body was found in her home by her gardener. She had injuries on her face and burn wounds on both arms. An electric iron was apparently used to assault her as it was found next to the body.

Moore was a South African of Norwegian descent and had lived in Dullstroom for 22 years, running a flower nursery.

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