Woman killed during house robbery in KZN

2016-02-29 16:01
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Durban – A 56-year-old woman was stabbed to death during a house robbery in Musgrave on Monday morning, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Major Thulani Zwane said the Berea police were investigating a case of murder after the woman died from multiple stab wounds.   

"It is alleged that the victim was in her house when she was approached by two suspects, who tied her up and stabbed her. She died instantly and the suspects took her cellphone before they fled the scene."

Zwane said no arrest had been made and the police were still looking for the suspects.
Rescue Care’s Garrith Jamieson said paramedics were called at around 10:00.

"Advanced life support treatment was administered and paramedics worked to try and resuscitate the patient. However, the injuries were too severe and the lady was declared dead at the scene," he said.

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