Man insists: I didn't kill my wife

2012-10-28 09:37
abraham and christa ross, Rapport

abraham and christa ross, Rapport

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Cape Town – The husband of a murdered Kleinmond guesthouse owner insists that he did not kill his wife.

This follows after he failed a polygraph test when he was questioned about the mysterious murder, reported Rapport .

The peaceful coastal town of Kleinmond was shocked by the brutal murder of Christa Ross, 59, who was killed on 31 August.

She apparently fought back so viciously that nine of her fingernails were pulled out by the murderer to prevent a DNA link to him.

Police questioned the victim’s husband, Abraham “Rossie” Foss, 61, about scratches to his arm and bruises on his stomach.

“Yes, I failed the polygraph but how do you pass such a test?” asked Ross.

“I am in a state of mourning, my nerves are shot. It’s hell. I also had to undergo HIV and medical tests.”

A sheet, his wife’s BlackBerry and her engagement ring were stolen.

Ross left his home at about 03:45 on the night of the murder to fly to Johannesburg for work.

Ross said he had gone onto the internet since the murder to look for love due to loneliness and was using medication for depression.

He was living with his son in Cape Town.


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