A brutal farm attack took place on 21 May 2019, in Louis Trichardt, Limpopo province. A former DA councilor and activist against farm attacks, Annette Kennealy (51), was found murdered in her farmhouse on the morning of 21 May 2019. She was attacked and bludgeoned to death with a hammer, which was found on the scene, there was also an iron rod bent around her neck.
Kennealy had spent Saturday with her mom and had then returned home, her mother started investigating after she didn’t answer calls and messages.
Annette Kennealy was well known for her work and activism against the scourge of farm attacks and farm murders. The SAPS were on the scene, no arrests have been made and there is no other information available at this stage.
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The incident was tweeted by Ian Cameron
South Africa Today – South Africa News
#FarmMurder 21/5/2019: Louis Trichardt, Limpopo. Former DA councilor and activist against farm attacks Anette Kennealy was found murdered in her farmhouse this morning. Friends started investigating after she didn’t answer calls and messages. SAPS on scene, no arrests. pic.twitter.com/NVu3jVjEwY
— Ian Cameron (@IanCameron23) May 21, 2019
UPDATE #FarmMurder 21/5/2019: The deceased was found facing downwards with an iron rod around her neck. A hammer was also used by die suspect to kill her and was found on scene. The suspect has been arrested due to tireless work by @SAPoliceService, thank you to the team involved pic.twitter.com/75ZsFd5PKs
— Ian Cameron (@IanCameron23) May 22, 2019