No arrests yet in Johan Kemp murder

2013-04-02 12:07


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Johannesburg - No arrests have been made yet in connection with the murder of former Lions rugby player Johan Kemp, Gauteng police said on Tuesday.

"The investigation is still ongoing," said Lieutenant Colonel Lungelo Dlamini.

Kemp was shot three times in the upper body by burglars who broke into his Fountainebleau home in Randburg, Johannesburg, in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Dlamini told the Beeld newspaper at the time that it was not known how the burglars entered the house as there was no sign of forced entry and the dogs did not bark.

"His wife, who was somewhere else in the house at the time of the attack, heard the shots, went to the bedroom and found him dead," Dlamini said.

According to the report, his wife, Elaine, was also threatened by the burglars.

She described her husband as a nature-lover and a peacemaker.

"He lived for his children," Elaine told Beeld.

Their two sons, aged 2 and 4, were unharmed and the two dogs survived after they were stabbed with knives.

Her jewellery, two cellphones and a laptop were taken from the house. The burglars also asked for the keys to the car. They fled in the family Corsa.

Kemp's former teammate Cobus Grobbelaar, described him as friendly with a good sense of humour.

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