Bodies of an elderly couple found in their home, Sherwood

South African Police Service

Bodies of an elderly couple found in their home, Sherwood
Bodies of an elderly couple found in their home, Sherwood

Detectives at SAPS Kabega Park are investigating a case of murder and inquest after the bodies of an elderly couple was found in their house in Sherwood Port Elizabeth.

It alleged that on Monday, 9 April 2018 at about 07:00, a neighbour was driving out of the Everwood complex in Worthing Road in Sherwood when he noticed a note on the window of the house.

He stopped and the contents of the note read that whoever reads the note must contact the SAPS. The person of the body corporate was notified and SAPS contacted.

On entering the house, police found the body of a 64 year old man hanging in the garage and his wife’s body (67) lying in the back of his bakkie. At this stage the cause and time of death of the woman is unknown and will only be determined once the post mortem is held. Police found several notes at the scene.

The couple lived alone and their names are being withheld until their next of kin has been notified.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service