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Elderly Eastern Cape couple stabbed to death, granddaughter found hanging from tree

An elderly Eastern Cape couple was found murdered
in their home in Lusikisiki.Their granddaughter’s body was found hanging from a
tree outside.A neighbour discovered the couple’s bodies.

An elderly couple was found stabbed to death in
their home in Lusikisiki in the Eastern Cape, police said.

The couple lived with their 22-year-old
granddaughter, who was later found hanging from a tree, with a rope tied to her
neck, police spokesperson Colonel Sibongile Soci said.

The 91-year-old man and his 85-year-old wife were
found in their bedroom with stab wounds.

“It is alleged that on 12 June 2020, a
neighbour was alarmed when she didn’t see the elderly couple outside and
decided to visit their home.

“She allegedly entered through an open front
door, and the man and woman’s bodies were found inside the bedroom with upper
body stab wounds.”

She said when the community searched for the
granddaughter, they found her hanging from a tree.

“It was also discovered that the bloody
shoeprints found at the house of the deceased couple matched the takkies the
young woman was found wearing.”

Soci said an inquest and two counts of murder have
been registered.

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