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Limpopo police offer reward of up to R250K for arrest of suspect in Deacon murders


Lizette Deacon, 55, and her mother Hettie Deacon, 70, were killed.

police are offering a reward of up to R250 000 for any information leading to
the arrest and conviction of a man allegedly involved in the murders of Lizette
Deacon, 55, and her mother Hettie Deacon, 70, last Thursday.

“The deceased were attacked
in their house at Welgelegen, next to Cycad in Polokwane at about 18:30. The
suspects then kidnapped the victims and made use of their (victims’) vehicle to
flee from the scene, with the victims inside the vehicle,” police
spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo said in a brief statement on

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owner and her mother: Domestic worker, boyfriend in court

The police have already arrested
four suspects.

A domestic worker, her reported
boyfriend Lazarus Mahlo, 41, and Sophy Mmako, 51, appeared in court on Monday,
while their co-accused, Abibi Hamid and Casper Mudau, appeared on 15 September.

The police have called on anyone
with information on a man named Owen Sestsiba/Makutara/Mbedzi to contact Crime
Stop on 086 001 0111.

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