Police in Mankweng have launched a manhunt after a 97-year-old elderly woman was found murdered at her home in Ramogale Village, Ga-Mothapo. The elderly woman was discovered on Tuesday morning, 26 September in Limpopo.

On the said date at approximately 07:30, the local Police responded to a complaint from a distraught relative who had discovered the lifeless body at her residence.

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Preliminary investigations indicate that the victim was stabbed with a sharp object. Police have opened a case of murder and the motive for this heinous incident is not yet known.

Elderly Woman found murder at her home in Mankweng
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“We are treating this case as a top priority. A team of dedicated investigators is actively pursuing all leads to apprehend the perpetrators responsible for this horrendous crime.

“We urge anyone with information related to this incident to come forward and assist with the ongoing investigation,” said Limpopo Commissioner Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe.

Anyone with information can contact Lieutenant Colonel Magezi Nkuna on 082 319 9500. Tips and leads can also be reported anonymously to the Crime Stop hotline number on 08600 10111 or MySAPS App.