80-year-old woman murdered

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Tebogo Msimanga |

The Police in Makhado have launched a manhunt for the suspect(s) who brutally murdered an 80-year-old woman. Her body was found in a pool of blood in Louis Trichardt town on Thursday night, 23 September 2021 at about 19h00.

Limpopo Police spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo said the deceased’s son, who is a Warrant Officer in the South African Police Service, reportedly tried to call his mother several times on Wednesday 22 September 2021, with no success.

“He then allegedly sent his partner to his mother’s house. On arrival at the house, she apparently knocked several times without an answer and when entering the house, she allegedly found the old woman lying in a pool of blood.”

Mojalefa added that the police were called and upon arrival at the scene, the deceased was found lying in a pool of blood with deep cut wounds.

The Provincial Commissioner of Police in Limpopo Lieutenant Thembi Hadebe has strongly condemned this incident.

The motive for the incident is unknown at this stage and a case of murder has been opened.

Anyone with information may contact Captain Ronald Tinyani on 076 813 0378 or crime stop number 0860010111.

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