The Police in Polokwane have launched a manhunt for the suspects who attacked and killed a local businesswoman aged 55 and her mother aged 70, in their house in Polokwane…

Lizette Deacon and her mother, Hettie Deacon were reported missing on Thursday afternoon. According to News24, Lizette was the owner of two Ocean Basket restaurants in the province.

A neighbour discovered blood in their house at around 6pm on Thursday night.

A police report stated that the neighbour was “shocked when he found blood traces in the house and the occupants missing. The police were called, and a search operation was immediately launched.”

“The bodies of the deceased were found with several stab wounds, tied inside their motor vehicle which was found abandoned along the R37 road next to Kushcke off ramp.”

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The motive for the killings is unknown at this stage but robbery cannot be ruled out.

Two cases of murder and house robbery have been opened. Police appealed to anyone with information to contact Colonel Linkie Mathebula on 064 756 8218 or Crime Stop on 0860010111.

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