Theunissen farm attack: No arrests yet



Police in the Free State are still searching for suspects in connection with the murder of 68-year-old Martie Bester, whose burned body was found in her house on a farm she resided on near Theunissen yesterday.

Police spokesperson, Ian Gaobepe, says authorities were alerted yesterday morning after the farmhouse which is close to a tar road was seen burning.

According to him a Toyota Hilux, which was also torched, was found later on the other side of the farm. Forensic investigators are expected to visit the farm today.

The cause of Bester’s death has not yet been established.

Gaobepe has appealed to communities with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspects to contact their nearest police station or investigating officer Pierre Schoeman at 083-297-5884.