Hester vd Berg, 80, beaten to death, PE plot

Hester van der Berg, 80, beaten to death, Theescombe smallholding PE

May 5 2011 – The Port Elizabeth Herald reports on May 4 2011 that 70-year-old Mrs Hester van der Berg was beaten to death on her smallholding. She was left in her garage after the attack. The smallholding is located in the Theescombe smallholding enclave next to the railway tracks.

The Herald wrote:  ” Hester van der Berg’s husband and son found her badly battered body in the garage twenty minutes after they arrived from work at 3pm, May 4 2011. She had wounds on the back of her head and left eye as well as bruises on all of her ribs. We do note suspect rape”.  http://www.farmitracker.com/reports/read/1221

Newspaper source reference: facebook page “Traffic fines, cameras & updates in Port Elizabeth” http://www.facebook.com/TrafficPE?ref=ts

About Adriana Stuijt
Retired South African-Dutch journalist formerly Sunday Times Johannesburg

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