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Cradock police appeal for leads in two murder cases

Oct 8, 2019
Cradock police appeal for leads in two murder cases

Cradock - Police in Cradock on Tuesday made an appeal to the public for assistance with information on murder cases reported on Sunday and Monday.

"On Sunday, at about 08:40, a police official, who was on his way to the police station driving in Cross Street noticed a person lying next to the wall outside Goniwe's Tavern in Cross Street," said police spokesperson, Captain Lariane Jonker.

"On further investigation, the police official noticed that it was a female with several stab wounds to her upper body.

"She was certified dead by paramedics on the scene of the crime."

Captain Jonker said that during another incident on Monday, at about 06:10am, the body of a man was found in a open field next to the N10, National road.

"On arrival of the ambulance services on the scene, the victim was lying face down and badly beaten with stones. He was also certified dead, on the scene of the crime."

Anyone with information is requested to contact Detective Constable Ntsimango at the Cradock Detective Unit on cell phone: 078 084 9136.

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