Suspected rapist beaten to death
Johannesburg - A man was beaten to death in Soweto on Monday after trying to rape a woman, Gauteng police said.
The man, in his 30s, entered a shack in Doornkop where two women were sleeping around 03:00, Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said.
"He tried to rape one of the women, but she started to scream."
The man tried to escape, but neighbours caught him and started beating him.
"Police arrived to find the man severely beaten and in a serious condition. He was taken to hospital, but died on arrival."
No arrests had been made.