An 82 year old man was bludgeoned to death and his 77 year wife was seriously injured after she was beaten and stabbed during a house robbery at their home on Flame Road in Chemsford Heights – Tongaat a short while ago (Saturday).
At approximately 17:12 Reaction Unit South Africa’s Tongaat Operations Centre received a call from a frantic female requesting assistance at her neighbors home. The caller explained that medical assistance was also required for an elderly couple who were assaulted during a robbery.
Reaction Officers and Medics were dispatched to the residence and upon arrival found the elderly male victim lying on the floor in one of the bedrooms. His arms were tied behind his back. He was fatally injured and died at the scene after he was repeatedly assaulted with a pipe or knobkierie on his head.
His 77 year old wife was seriously injured in the attack. She sustained multiple lacerations to her hands, an injury to her head and a ruptured eye. She w