The police are conducting investigations into the murder of farmer Molly James, 33 years, and her son Aaron James, 15 years, of Moblissa, Soesdyke/Linden Highway, which occurred at about 0030h. today Saturday November 30, 2013, at their home.
Investigations so far have revealed that during yesterday Molly James reported to the police that the suspect had allegedly raped her 13-year-old daughter on Thursday November 28, 2013, while she was washing clothes at the creek. The police went in search of the suspect but he was not located.
It is believed that the suspect later heard of the report made and in retaliation broke into Molly James’ home where he attacked and fatally stabbed her. Her 15-year-old son went to her assistance and was also fatally stabbed.
The 13-year-old daughter and some other siblings and relatives managed to escape into the bushes and have been located.
The suspect has not yet been arrested.