Robbers shot and killed elderly woman

South African Police Service

Robbers shot and killed elderly woman

Police are investigating murder cases following an incident in which suspects shot and killed a 66-year-old woman. The suspect later shot his accomplice and himself when they were surrounded by the local security company yesterday at about 12:00 at Roshnee, Vereeniging.

It is alleged that three suspects, two women and a man, entered a house and demanded money from an elderly woman. Whilst she was being held up, the local security company were alerted and responded.

While they surrounded the house, the suspect allegedly shot the victim, shot his accomplice and then himself.

The third suspect managed to escape and was arrested a few blocks away from the scene.

Police recovered a pistol and recovered the stolen money.

The Gauteng Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant Deliwe De Lange, praised the local security company for their quick response and working close with the police.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service