News: Graaff-Reinet rocked by the murder of an elderly woman

Today members of Graaff-Reinet SAPS respond to a telephone call from a community member in Santaville, Graaff-Reinet and find the deceased Julian Lukas, 63 years of age, wrapped in a blanket, lying outside of her residence.

The Graaff-Reinet police immediately responded to information and arrested a 32-year-old man in Santaville, Graaff-Reinet and recovered property that belonged to Ms Julian Lukas, which were found in possession of the suspect.

There are no visible injuries on the body of the deceased, but an autopsy will be conducted to determine the reason for death.

The suspect will appear in Graaff-Reinet Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 4 November 2019.

Source: South African Police Service