Elderly Cradock woman killed in her farmhouse

Cradock police have asked for help from the community to find suspects who brutally attacked a 78-year-old woman on her farm in Morgeson
HUNTING CULPRITS: Cradock police have asked for help from the community to find suspects who brutally attacked a 78-year-old woman on her farm in Morgeson
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Cradock police have launched a manhunt for the killers of a 78-year-old woman, whose body had been discovered in her farm home in Morgeson on Thursday.

Spokesperson Capt Lariane Jonker said the body of the elderly woman had been found in her bedroom by her daughter.

The woman had s multiple stab wounds to her body.

Her handbag was missing from the house as well as her bakkie, which was later found partially burnt and abandoned in Cradock’s industrial area.

“SAPS requests the community to come forward with any information that can lead to the apprehension and arrest of the perpetrators,” Jonker said

A case of murder, theft of motor vehicle and malicious damage to property is being investigated.

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