Western Cape police have begun investigating a double homicide of the 19 year old Mastroofontein youth church leader and her grandfather.
According to the police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk, the Matroosfontein youth church leader was found dead beside her 85 year old grandfather in their Parrow home.
“A post-mortem will be conducted to determine the cause of death. Detectives are following up on all leads to solve the case,” Van Wyk said.
With a suspect yet to be arrested, the Western Cape Gangwatch identified the young woman as Jesse Hess, a youth leader at a Matroosfontein church.
Condolence messages are pouring in for the deceased.
The young woman’s grandfather, Chris, was reportedly found tied up in the toilet, and Jesse was found on a bed.
Police are calling for anyone with info of the crime to contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111.
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