Thomas Glen Love (89) brutally murdered in his Storms River home

South African Police Service

Thomas Glen Love (89) brutally murdered in his Storms River home
Thomas Glen Love (89) brutally murdered in his Storms River home

Police are investigating the murder of an 89-year-old elderly man, following the recovery of his body inside his Storms River home.

On Saturday, 31 July 2021 at about 16:00, the body of Thomas Glen Love (89), was found in his house with two stab wounds in the upper body. The deceased’ tenant, who is staying in an outside flat became concerned after she last saw him on Tuesday, 27 July 2021.

She contacted the police, after she peeped through a window, and saw his upper body covered in what seemed like a towel. At the scene, Love’s body was found with two stab wounds in the upper body.

Investigations revealed that the deceased’s wallet, his laptop and a television set were missing from the house.

One of the room’s windows was broken, and a kitchen door was not locked and its key was hanging from the inside.

A case of murder was opened with an additional charge of house robbery. Police are urging anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspect/s to contact the investigating officer, Detective Sergeant Eljan Masimla on 042 281 7700 or 082 457 2961 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

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