97-year-old pensioner found murdered in her home, police say she was allegedly stabbed with a sharp object

CRIME

By Agreement Mabunda

MANKWENG -A 97-year-old woman was found murdered at her home in Ramogale Village, Ga-Mothapo on Tuesday morning, 26 September 2023.

On the said date at approximately 07h30, the local Police responded to a complaint from a distraught relative who had discovered the lifeless body of the elderly woman at her residence.

Preliminary investigations indicate that the victim was stabbed with a sharp object.

Police have opened a case of murder and the motive for this heinous incident is not yet known.

” We are treating this case as a top priority and a team of dedicated investigators is actively pursuing all leads to apprehend the perpetrator(s) responsible for this horrendous crime.

We urge anyone with information related to this incident to come forward and assist with the ongoing investigation,” Said Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe.

Anyone with information can contact Lieutenant Colonel Magezi Nkuna at 082 319 9500. Tips and leads can also be reported anonymously to the  Crime Stop hotline number on 08600 10111 or MySAPS App.

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