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Elderly woman found strangled

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia

A woman was killed during a robbery at North Ruimveldt. From all accounts she was strangled.

She has been identified as 75 year old Joyce Lewis of 3630 Christiani Street, North Ruimveldt. Police spokesman, Ivelaw Whittaker said Lewis’ hands and feet were tied and “the house was completely ransacked”.

Investigstors are working on the theory that she was killed during the course of a robbery.

 Police said grills weree clipped but eventually the intruders entered via the verandah.