Cape Town – A wine farmer has been killed and his wife stabbed in Bonnievale, near Robertson, by four armed men on Monday night.
Police said four armed suspects attacked the 55-year-old man and his wife in their residence, holding them hostage. The 55-year-old woman managed to escape and call for help.
"Four armed suspects attacked a couple, both 55, in their residence and held them hostage," said Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Andre Traut.
"The female victim who sustained a stab wound managed to escape and alerted police. The body of her husband was later discovered approximately 200m from the house."
A case of murder and attempted murder is being investigated.