Businesswoman murdered, police looking for suspects

Members of the South African Police Service in Witbank are looking for an unknown number of men who shot and killed a prominent woman, before speeding off in her brand new vehicle.

Information from police reports suggests that the victim, a local business woman, arrived at her house at Del Judor, around 18:30 yesterday evening, 31 March 2019, when she was at the gate, an unknown number of men suddenly approached and shot her twice, before taking the vehicle, a Mazda BT 50 and fled.

The police were called and they in turn summoned other role players to the scene, where the victim was certified dead by paramedics. The bakkie was later found abandoned around Schoongeszicht, approximately 10 km from the scene.

Police are investigating a murder and are making an earnest appeal to anyone who may be able to assist in the investigation to contact Lieutenant Colonel Simon Thobejane at 079 891 5845 or the SAPS Crime Stop number, 08600 10111.

Source: South African Police Service