Man stabbed in head, bound with electrical cord in Free State



The lifeless body of a 66-year-old man brutally murdered was found in the Free State.

The body was found covered in sheets on a plot in the farming town of Viljoenskroon on Sunday.

The man realised that the bedroom window was open and the burglar bars were broken.

“He looked through the window and noticed blood stains on the walls and notified the police.”

The police got to the scene and found the man’s body on the bed covered in sheets.

Makhele said the body was bound with an electrical cord and had multiple stab wounds to the head.

The man was living alone on the plot.

Preliminary investigation also revealed that the man’s Toyota Hilux was missing.

However, the police is yet to make any arrests but cases of murder and house robbery were opened.

Anyone with information can contact Sgt Eric Tumelo Xaba on 081 354 4765 or Crime Stop at 08600 10111 or send information via the MySAPS app.

Recommended for you