Elderly couple murdered on farm in Free State

In a scene paramedics described as "carnage", two elderly people were found murdered on their farm in the Free State on Wednesday morning. "Paramedics were called to the farm this morning at [8am] and when they arrived on scene they were faced with absolute carnage," said Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha. He said the murder at Plaas Poortjie Farm, located between Senekal and Steinrus, appeared to have taken place late on Tuesday night. "The male, aged 65, and his 60-year-old wife had passed away during the night due to the severe trauma they had sustained." Police comment was not immediately available. -Sapa

Report ID: 26
Crime Category: Murder
Province: Free State
City/Town: Senekal
Suburb: Plaas Poortjie Farm
Address: Plaas Poortjie Farm, Free State
Crime Date/Time: 5 Jan 2010, 00:01 AM
Reported By: Report A Crime
Reported Date: 5 Jan 2010, 00:01 AM
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