Saturday, April 7, 2012

Farmer, wife and daughter killed

Farmer, wife and daughter killed
2012-04-07 11:01

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Kimberley - A Northern Cape farmer, his wife and daughter were killed on a farm near Griekwastad, police said on Saturday.

Police were investigating a triple murder after the bodies of Deon Steenkamp, his wife Christelle and 14-year-old daughter Marthella were found in the house, Colonel Hendrik Swart said.

The incident happened on the farm Naauwhoek near Griekwastad at around 18:00 on Friday. The victims were all shot.

Swart said the bodies were discovered by the couple's 17-year-old son Don, who was not at home at the time of the murders.

The investigation is continuing.

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