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Murdered SA author was worried about safety - CPF

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Cape Town - Author Winnie Rust appeared worried about the safety of her neighbourhood the day before her murder, the Wellington community police forum chairperson said on Friday.

The 76-year-old was among locals who attended a meeting to finalise arrangements for a newly-established neighbourhood watch in Old Uitsig on Tuesday and asked a number of questions, Hester de Kock told News24.

"She was concerned, as there have been a number of attempted burglaries at the surrounding homes. She and her husband lived alone in a big house," she said.

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