Elderly Tongaat man fatally stabbed by intruders

Emergency services at the scene of the crime in Chemsford Heights in Tongaat. Photo: Reaction Unit South Africa

An elderly man was stabbed to death and his wife seriously injured in their home at Chemsford Heights in Tongaat yesterday.

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According to KZN police spokesperson captain Nqobile Gwala, two people entered the house and demanded money.

“They took cash and stabbed and killed the 82-year-old man.

“His wife also sustained a stab wound and was taken to hospital,” said Gwala.

Police are investigating a case of house robbery, murder and attempted murder.

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Sboniso Dlamini
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