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Police searching for killers of PMB pensioner found strangled in her home

By Jolene Marriah-Maharaj Time of article published Jan 5, 2022

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Durban: Police are investigating the killing of a 62-year-old woman in Prestbury, Pietermaritzburg.

KZN police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele said that on December 30 at around 6.20pm, Prestbury SAPS received a complaint of a murder on Bellevue Road in Prestbury and proceeded to the scene.

“On arrival at the scene, they found the body of a 62-year-old woman lying in her bedroom with bruises on the face and strangulation marks on the neck.

“A case of murder has been opened at Prestbury SAPS.”

On Monday, in a separate incident, the body of a 72-year-old female was discovered by family.

Colonel Mbele, said that at around 6pm, police attended to a complaint of murder in Edgebury Road in Phoenix.

“It is alleged that the victim was strangled with a belt by unknown people. The motive surrounding the incident is unknown and a case of murder was opened.”

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