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'Witchcraft' murder in Lusikisiki

2010-05-30 20:02

Johannesburg - A 70-year-old Eastern Cape woman has been shot and killed, police said on Sunday.

Police suspect the killing which took place in a locality near Lusikisiki was witchcraft-related, said Mzukisi Fatyela.

The incident happened on Saturday night, when two people kicked open the woman's door and shot her dead.

"(For) a woman of this age it is not normal that she is killed...they are killed when the killing is related to witchcraft," he said.