Police appeal for info after Hermanus woman (95) found dead in apartment

Joan Anderson's body was found in her flat in a security complex on Thursday afternoon and police say circumstances around her death are still under investigation.

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CAPE TOWN - The Hermanus community has been left reeling following the murder of a 95-year-old woman.

Joan Anderson's body was found in her flat in a security complex, in Overberg, on Thursday afternoon.

It's been reported that the elderly woman was tied-up and found in the bath with a towel around her head.

No arrests have yet been made.

Noloyiso Rwexana from the South African Police Service said: “Police were alerted by a security guard who found the victim. Circumstances around this incident are under investigation. The victim is 95-years-old and we appeal to the public, anyone with information on the incident is required to contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111.”

(Edited by Mihlali Ntsabo)