Kimberley farm murder and rape, fifth suspect arrested

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Kimberley farm murder and rape, fifth suspect arrested
Kimberley farm murder and rape, fifth suspect arrested

The Northern Cape Trio crime unit are investigating a farm murder and rape after an elderly couple was badly assaulted and robbed on their farm just outside Kimberley. The incident allegedly took place during the evening of 23 January 2018. The farm owner (86) was in a coma after the incident and later died in hospital. The female victim also laid a charge of rape.

The fifth male suspect (32) was arrested by the SAPS Flying Squad early on the morning of 19 February 2019, at a house in Donkerhoek, Kimberley. A firearm was also confiscated by the police. The suspects should be appearing in Court soon.

The investigation continues.

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