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Man expected in court after Graaff-Reinet woman found murdered

Nov 4, 2019
Man expected in court after Graaff-Reinet woman found murdered

Graaff-Reinet - A 32-year-old man is expected in court on Monday after he was arrested by Graaff-Reinet police for the alleged murder of a local woman.

"On Sunday, members of Graaff-Reinet Police Services respond to a telephone call from a Community member in Santaville, Graaff Reinet, and found the deceased - Ms Julian Lukas, aged 63 years, wrapped in a blanket, lying outside of her residence," described police spokesperson, Captain Bradley Rawlinson.

"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 Lukas, which were found in possession of the suspect."

He added that there were no visible injuries on the body of the deceased.

"Still, an autopsy will be conducted to determine the reason for death," Captain Rawlinson said.

"The suspect will appear in the Graaff-Reinet Magistrate's Court on Monday."

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