A 63-year-old woman was bludgeoned to death in her home on Jan Roz Crescent in Fairbreeze – Tongaat today (Monday).
At approximately 09:43 members of Reaction Unit, South Africa arrived on the scene and found the Tongaat SAPS and the Provincial Ambulance Service in attendance.
It was established that the elderly woman was found lying in a pool of blood in her living room. She showed no signs of life and was pronounced deceased by Paramedics. The victim appears to have suffered blunt force trauma to her head and face.
It is alleged that her 13-year-old granddaughter was hanging clothes on the washing line when she heard a noise in the house. Upon her investigation, she discovered her grandmother’s body. The teenager grabbed an infant who was in one of the bedrooms and fled to neighbours home where she sought assistance.
Details surrounding the murder is still sketchy however Police are investigating further.