Two arrested for murder of woman near Hartbeespoort Dam

2016-08-11 19:01


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Hartbeespoort – Two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of a 44-year old woman at a smallholding in Rietfontein, near Hartbeespoort Dam, North West police said on Thursday.

She was found with multiple stab wounds to her upper body in her house on Wednesday evening, Warrant Officer Mpeile Talane said.

“Apparently the lady was in the house when the suspects entered through the door,” Talane said.

Several valuables were stolen. A friend became suspicious when the woman failed to fetch her children from school. Her body was found when the friend went to check on her at her house.

Her name was being withheld until her relatives had been notified. Police were investigating cases of house robbery and murder.


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