BLOEMFONTEIN – On Sunday, 25 October 2020 at about 06:00, the neighbour alleges that he went to check on the deceased at Avondster plot in Viljoenskroon as he has not seen him since the morning.
When he arrived at the house, he discovered that the bedroom window was open and the burglar bars were broken. He looked through the window and noticed blood stains on the walls and notified the police.
On arrival, the police found the 66-year-old deceased on the bed covered in sheets.
The deceased, who was staying alone, was found tied with an electrical cord and had multiple stab wounds to the head.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the deceased’s Toyota Hilux worth R260 000 was missing.
No arrests have been made yet. Investigation continues.
A case of murder and house robbery has been opened. Anyone with information is requested to contact Detective Sergeant Eric Tumelo Xaba on 081 354 4765 or Crime Stop at 08600 10111, alternatively send information via My SAPS App.