A family of six was murdered at its Hammersdale homestead on Friday night, following an attack by at least five unknown suspects armed with handguns.
The bodies of six people have been discovered in Hammarsdale‚ west of Durban.
Eighteen years have passed since the brutal rape and murder of 14-year old Valencia Farmer.
The deceased is believed to have hijacked a luxury vehicle in Berea, but did not manage to avoid being noticed by the Shongweni K9 unit, which was patrolling the area at the time.
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) has taken over the investigation into the death of a Katlehong police officer.
A Bangladesh court today handed the death sentence to 25 former members of the Rapid Action Battalion.
The woman was discovered with multiple stab wounds to the body and bruises on her head, lying near Sneeuberg Street in Finsbury.
The attack happened close to midnight, when three friends were sitting on the corners of Lodewyk and Burke Streets in Bloemendal, when a silver/blue Toyota Corolla approached them.
Police believe that robbery may be a motive in the crime, as workers allege that Friday was the day that they were paid.
The suspect was arrested at KwaMashu this week, and will also face up to charges of housebreaking, theft, assault with the intention to do grievous bodily harm and absconding.