ORIGSTAD - A prominent businesswoman has been killed in a hotel outside Origstad in Limpopo.
Provincial police say she and a family member were murdered, and their bodies burned.
Police spokesperson Malesela Ledwaba explained, "There is an incident where a prominent businesswoman, as well as a family member, were killed in Limpopo, near Origstad yesterday [Saturday] afternoon."
"So far, our members are on the ground, trying to establish what could have happened. For now, it will be too early for us to preempt the course of the attack and the subsequent killing."
"They were basically in the premises, it's a business premises, it looks like they were attacked and in the process, they were separated."
"The woman was left in another house where she was attacked and also killed. The man was taken to another house where he was attacked and killed. They used the same modus operandi in killing them."
Ledwaba said the victims were severely beaten and then burnt.