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FS police on manhunt following daytime murder

───   BLAINE JONES 05:47 Wed, 24 Nov 2021

FS police on manhunt following daytime murder | News Article
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The police in Bloemfontein have launched a manhunt following the murder of a woman at her Bayswater home.


According to police reports, the husband of the 69-year-old victim says he left their home to go to a local pharmacy.

Upon his arrival back home he found his wife lying in a pool of blood with her throat slit and her hands tied behind her back. Police Spokesperson for the province, Thabo Covane says the husband reported that he allegedly left his wife alone with their newly appointed gardener.

He ran around looking for the gardener -  but he was nowhere to be found. The incident took place in broad daylight on Tuesday (23 November 2021).

"The complainant then called the police. The police arrived, secured the scene and a preliminary investigation started. A wallet with undisclosed amount of money was discovered missing and the victim's handbag was found dropped outside the house inside the yard, " says Covane.

Police has appealed to the public to assist regarding any information that can lead to the arrest of the suspect(s) by contacting the police.

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