Elderly woman killed in farm attack

The 74-year-old was murdered during an apparent house robbery.

FILE IMAGE: A 74-year-old woman was murdered during an apparent farmhouse robbery. Picture: EWN

CAPE TOWN - An elderly woman has been murdered in an apparent house robbery in Vredendal.

The 74-year-old victim was attacked on a farm in the area this week.

The police's Frederick van Wyk says, "A murder case was opened for investigation on Tuesday after the woman's body was found. No arrests have been made and the investigation continues."