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Limpopo killer jailed for life

2012-09-21 21:12

Johannesburg - A Limpopo man has been jailed for life by the Limpopo High Court sitting in Tzaneen for killing and raping an elderly woman, police said on Friday.

Solomon Mzamani Mathebula, 36, was sentenced on Thursday for killing 74-year-old Maria Tsatsawani Matsheke in Malamulele on 5 February last year, Colonel Ronel Otto said.

Matsheke's body was found at her home with her breast and lips cut. She was raped before being killed. The house had been broken into.