CRIME Elderly farmers tortured then killed

 

Bloemfontein - The robbery, attack and murder of an elderly Free State couple was inhumane and shocking. One of the three suspects was granted on Thursday. The bodies of Toon (72) and RienieSwanepoel (70) were found in the woods on their property. Investigators determined that the couple were tied and tortured for hours. The husband was forced to watch as the men raped his wife.  Toon was shot in his legs to prevent him from fighting back. They took the couple out of the house and shot Toon dead in a remote area in the farm. Rienie was shot dead while she was lying on top of her husband’s lifeless body. Vehicles, television and firearms were stolen. The scene resembled a target practice exercise, according to police.

 

NEWS

February 21 st, 2015

One of the three suspects was granted on Thursday. The bodies of Toon (72) and RienieSwanepoel (70) were found in the woods on their property. Investigators determined that the couple were tied and tortured for hours. The husband was forced to watch as the men raped his wife.  Toon was shot in his legs to prevent him from fighting back. They took the couple out of the house and shot Toon dead in a remote area in the farm. Rienie was shot dead while she was lying on top of her husband’s lifeless body. Vehicles, television and firearms were stolen. The scene resembled a target practice exercise, according to police.

 


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