The kind gesture of the Pillays, before the attack on them, was the topic of conversation in the close-knit community of Silverglen in Chatsworth on Friday.
People expressed their horror and outrage over the shocking incident, particularly when the news broke of the arrest of a 24-year-old student estate agent from Pam Golding Properties. Police have said more arrests were imminent
The retired couple, who planned to downsize, had put their house up for sale. While the details around the house viewing remain unclear, it is believed they were contacted by an estate agent who arrived with four men early on Wednesday evening.