Post mortem reveals Warrenton victim of murder also sexually assaulted

KIMBERLEY- A post mortem conducted yesterday as part of Warrenton murder investigation reveals that the victim was sexually assaulted.

The post mortem results is the sequel of the attack on an 86-year-old elderly woman in Warrenton on Saturday, 03 November 2019. A knife wielding man attacked the elderly woman at her residence where her television set, live chickens and meat from the freezer were robbed. The victim was sexually assaulted and also fatally stabbed.

An intensive search by the Provincial Crime Intelligence, Tracking Team and Detectives has been launched to track down the suspect.

Anyone with credible information that could lead to the arrest and successful prosecution of the suspect is kindly requested to contact the Investigating Officer, Constable Clifford Visser on 082 448 6340.

Members of the public are also encouraged to download the MySAPSApp on any iPhone or android to have easy access to the police to, among others, provide tip-offs or one may provide information to the SAPS Crime Stop by calling 08600 10111. Callers may remain anonymous and all information will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Safety of senior citizens is always a top priority of the South African Police Service and community members are urged to ensure that our elderly people are protected at all times. Local stations or Community Police Forums can be contacted for assistance.


Source: South African Police Service