A 60-year-old former auditor was raped and killed outside her home in Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, Beeld newspaper reported on Thursday.
“The victim was stabbed with a sharp object in the neck and died,” police spokesman Captain Gerald Mfeka told the Afrikaans daily.
Janetta Lorraine van der Walt, a former auditor for the SA Revenue Services in Durban, Springs and Alberton on Johannesburg’s East Rand, was raped and killed on Tuesday evening.
She and her sister were watching television when she went to investigate a noise outside.
Her sister witnessed her being attacked and called for help.
Mfeka warned people not to go outside when they hear strange noises.
“Please rather call the police or press your panic button. Do not go outside,” he said. – Sapa