Woman shot dead during attempted robbery

Edenvale - A woman, believed to be in her late twenties, has been shot dead during an attempted armed robbery at her home in Edenvale, on the East Rand, police said on Thursday.

The suspects allegedly tried to rob the woman and her husband when they pulled into their drive-way on Wednesday, Captain Jean Olckers said.

Olckers said a shootout then occurred between the husband and the alleged robbers.

The police were still investigating the matter.

No arrests had been made.

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