Hijackers kill BMW driver with brick

2011-09-06 07:16

Hijackers have beaten a man to death with a brick in Rosettenville, south of Johannesburg.

His wife witnessed the murder in the early hours of Saturday morning, The Star newspaper reported.

The couple was driving from Springs in their BMW around 2am when hijackers attacked them at a robot in Rosettenville.

Beeld newspaper reported the wife managed to run away and hide nearby, but the hijackers hit her husband with a brick in the face.

His assailants then drove off, but returned after seeing that the man was still alive.

A security guard who witnessed the incident said the hijackers turned back when the man started crawling to the side of the road.

They hit him again with the brick. He died on the scene.

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