Durbanville: 62-year-old teacher murdered during home robbery


A much-loved Afrikaans teacher from Hoerskool Monumentpark has been found dead in her home after she was attacked during a brazen robbery. Helga van Wyk was viciously stabbed by her assailant at her Durbanville property, and husband Johann was also badly injured trying to fend off the criminal-at-large.

The incident took place in the Cape Town suburb on Monday morning. SAPS have confirmed that the body of the 62-year-old was discovered by her son when he visited the premisis later in the day. Johann was then rushed to hospital, where he underwent several surgical procedures. The lawyer remains in a critical condition.

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