Man arrested for killing Durban siblings
Durban - A man has been arrested in the Eastern Cape following the brutal double murder of an elderly Durban brother and sister, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Wednesday.
“A 27-old-man was arrested on Wednesday morning in connection with killing two siblings in Durban on Monday,” Colonel Jay Naicker said.
The man allegedly killed Crystal Roberts, 72, in her house in Durban's Greenwood Park on Monday.
A relative found her body in the house. She had been strangled and stabbed.
"Her house was ransacked and a laptop, cellphone and vehicle were allegedly stolen."
Her brother was found dead in a Durban hotel, also on Monday.
"Preliminary reports indicate that Dennis Roberts was strangled."
Naicker said the man was found in the Eastern Cape after "intensive investigations".
Police suspect the motive for the murders was robbery.