Bloemfontein – A 75-year-old woman was found dead in her home in Saaiplaas in Virginia on Thursday, Free State police said.
She was found lying on the ground, bleeding from the neck, said police spokesperson Malebo Khosana. She had two stab wounds, on the left and right side of the neck. She was declared dead on scene.
"It was alleged by a male tenant who stays at the back room of her house that he was sent to the shop by the woman. He found the old lady bleeding and he called the police," he said.
A case of murder and rape was opened for investigation. No arrests had yet been made.