No arrests in Morningside murder

Comment on this story
Copy of iol aug 12  crime tape .

Johannesburg - No arrests have been made following the murder of an elderly couple in Morningside, Johannesburg police said on Monday.

“No arrests have been made at this stage,” said Captain Kim Cloete. The couple's bodies were found by their son on Friday afternoon, she said.

“Police received the call after 3pm on Friday afternoon. The motive and cause of death is still under investigation.”

Beeld newspaper reported that a bakkie and electronic equipment had been taken from the home, which was locked before the attackers left.

The son, who lives in Pretoria, became suspicious after his parents missed a lunch at the Johannesburg Country Club.

He drove to their home to see what was happening and discovered their bodies, according to Beeld.


sign up

Comment Guidelines

  1. Please read our comment guidelines.
  2. Login and register, if you haven’ t already.
  3. Write your comment in the block below and click (Post As)
  4. Has a comment offended you? Hover your mouse over the comment and wait until a small triangle appears on the right-hand side. Click triangle () and select "Flag as inappropriate". Our moderators will take action if need be.

  5. Verified email addresses: All users on Independent Media news sites are now required to have a verified email address before being allowed to comment on articles. You are only required to verify your email address once to have full access to commenting on articles. For more information please read our comment guidelines