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Elderly woman killed, husband injured in Muizenberg

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A 66-year-old woman has been killed, and a 72-year-old man is in a critical condition in Muizenberg.

ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 04:33 along with Metro EMS, where the South African Police Services directed them to the body of a woman in the residence kitchen. She had suffered knife wounds to the head and back and showed no signs of life. She was declared dead on arrival.

The man was found lying outside, to the house’s side, having suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

Reports at the police’s disposal indicate that gunshots were heard from the house in the early hours of Saturday morning, 17 October 2020, and police were called out.

Western Cape police divers are searching for an object thrown into a lake at Marina Da Gama in Muizenberg as part of an investigation into the murder of a 65-year-old woman on Saturday, 17 October 2020. The deceased’s husband, who was also in the house, was found injured with a gunshot and taken to a medical facility. Crime scenes experts are still on the scene, trying to piece together the events that led to murder and attempted murder.

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