Wednesday, February 15, 2017
South Africa: A white woman was ambushed in her own home, stabbed 21 times, had her eyes gouged out before her naked body was discovered by her son who arrived home from school
Tanya Wiers, 44, was discovered by her son Rolf lying in her daughter's bedroom after suffering the gruesome attack. The brutal slaying has been described by police as the worst they have ever witnessed. The mother-of-three was attacked at her home in Polokwane, about 150 miles north of Pretoria. Police have arrested 25-year-old suspect Frans Maela, a black African, in connection with the killing. Maela has been remanded in custody after appearing before Polokwane Magistrates' Court. Police discovered that Wiers suffered extensive defense wounds to her arms and hands before she succumbed to the attack.