Hijackers beat a man to death with a brick

Hijackers beat a man to death with a brick in Rosettenville, south of Johannesburg, according to reports on Tuesday. His wife witnessed the murder in the early hours of Saturday morning, The Star newspaper reported. The couple was driving from Springs in their three series BMW at around 2am when hijackers attacked them at traffic lights in Rosettenville. Beeld newspaper said the wife managed to run away and hide nearby, but the hijackers hit her husband in the face with a brick. His assailants then drove off, but returned after seeing that the man was still alive. A security guard who witnessed the incident said the hijackers turned back when the man started crawling to the side of the road. They then hit him again with the brick. He died on the scene. Sapa

Report ID: 1372
Crime Category: Hijacking
Province: Gauteng
Suburb: Rosettenville
Address: Traffic lights in Rosettenville
Crime Date/Time: 10 Sep 2011, 00:09 AM
Reported By: Report A Crime
Reported Date: 6 Sep 2011, 08:09 AM
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