A 31 year old male victim, identified as Luan Preston, was found murdered in his room after he was attacked with what seems to be a machete. Preston was an employer on the Davids Farm.
The deceased had visible signs of strangulation and various lacerations. There was
no signs of forced entry into the three bedroom house which raises the possibility that the attackers might have been known to the victim.
The suspect/s fled the scene with cell phones, a laptop and a TV set with an estimated value of R20,000. No arrests were made and police are investigating.
IN A SEPARATE INCIDENT - FARM ATTACK (15 June 2019):
Two young victims believed to be 26 years of age, were attacked at around 03h00 on 15 June 2019 by an unknown number of attackers on a farm situated in the Apiesriver area, Gauteng. A Male victim was severely assaulted while a female victim were raped. No further information available at the time of the report.
IN ANOTHER INCIDENT -
FARM ATTACK (14 June 2019):
5 Armed suspects attacked one victim on a farm in Hercules, Gauteng. Two dogs were poisoned before or during the attack. The victim was assaulted and tied up while the suspects ransacked the house. The suspects fled the scene with several household items taken from the property.