Garage owner stabbed stoned to death, Shannon, Free State Jan12011
THE unnamed owner of a garage in Shannon in the Free State was stabbed and pelted to death with stones, police said yesterday.
Captain Rulene Kuhn said the garage owner, 51, went to fetch money at his garage on Monday night.
"He was overpowered at the gate of his plot by an unknown number of men," Kuhn said. He was stabbed in the arm and hit over the head with stones."He died on the scene."The assailants fled with an unknown amount of cash and the man's car.The car was later found overturned on a road in Bloemspruit. The attackers had run away by the time police got there.
"The police are busy with an intensive search for the suspects," Kuhn said. Anyone with information can contact the investigating officer, Warrant Officer Michael Kortman of the organised crime unit in Bloemfontein, on 082-554-2729.