DAILYKENN.com -- Johan Kriek, 53, was fatally stabbed during an early morning home invasion, reports say. His 18-year-old son and another occupant at Kriek's home were also stabbed but survived.
Reports say Kriek was stabbed in the chest and later expired
due to cardiac arrest.
The two male intruders wore balaclavas.
Kriek was the manager of Rieks Towing Durban.
The crimes reportedly occurred on Monday morning, August 31, 2020, in the Westville North neighborhood just west of Durban, South Africa.
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No arrests had been made.
KZN police spokesperson, Captain Nqobile Gwala said the attack occured after the homeowner opened the front door to let the dogs out.
“She was confronted by two males wearing balaclavas,” Gwala said.
“They forced themselves into the house and a confrontation between the suspects and the family ensued. A 53-year-old father was stabbed in the chest and his 18-year-old son was also stabbed in the right thigh. The suspects took cellphone, wallet and fled the scene. The father later succumbed to his injuries in hospital. Charges of murder, attempted murder and robbery were opened at Westville police station for investigation”.
Riek Towing Durban branch manager, Johan Kriek has been brutally murdered during a house robbery in Westville North home in Durban on Tuesday morning.
Paramedic, Garrith Jamieson says they were called to the property on Rodger Sishi Road just after 05h00.
“On arrival, paramedics found three occupants of the house who had sustained various injuries.
“A male, believed to be in his 50s, had sustained a critical stab wound and was stabilised on the scene by advanced life support paramedics before the man went into cardiac arrest.
“Despite paramedics and doctors’ attempts at the hospital, the patient had succumbed to his injuries.
“Two other occupants from the resident sustained moderate injuries and have also been transported hospital,” Jamieson said.
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