Teacher killed just before school year begins

2014-01-15 14:36
(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

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Pretoria - A Pretoria teacher was found murdered in her home a day before the start of the new school year, a report said on Wednesday.

Sangita Vithal, 49, was found dead in the kitchen of her Laudium home on Monday evening, the Pretoria News wrote.

Vithal had been a teacher at Andrew Anthony Primary School for 10 years.  

She had been hit on the right side of her head with a blunt object.

Her handbag and cellphone were found in her car which had been left open in the driveway.

The police also said that there appeared to be signs of a struggle in various rooms in the house but nothing appears to have been stolen.
 
Vithal lived with her parents. Just hours before her death they left for a pilgrimage in India. They are on their way back to South Africa.

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