Post office worker beaten to death

2011-01-17 07:30

Intruders beat a Johannesburg post office cashier to death with a hammer at the weekend, Beeld reported today.

Police spokesperson Captain Phillip Maganedisa said 42-year-old Magda Frazer’s husband dropped her off at the Highlands North Post Office, north east of Johannesburg, at 6.30am on Saturday.

Later in the morning, a member of the public told security guards that the post office had not been opened yet.

Security guards and the police found her body.

Closed-circuit television footage from inside the post office showed how two men – one of them a part-time worker at the post office – entered the building and repeatedly hit Frazer with a hammer.

Her personal belongings were stolen as well as the contents of the post office’s safe.

The men are still at large.?

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