Daniel Brand, 82, his wife Hybrecht, 73, and their daughter Elizabeth (left), 53, went missing from their rural home near Hartswater in the Northern Province on Sunday night.
South Africa farm slaughter: Woman and her elderly parents are kidnapped from their property and brutally murdered in latest attack to shock the country
- Officials are searching for missing Daniel Brand, 82, and his wife Hybrecht, 73
- Their daughter Elizabeth, 53, was found in an ‘extremely distressing’ condition
- The family are believed to have been ‘brutally murdered’ by a gang of robbers
- Daniel’s Nissan Micra and Elizabeth’s silver Mazda were missing from the home
- Family believed to have been kidnapped from their rural home near Hartswater
hree members of the same family were kidnapped in a horrific attack on a farm in South Africa then driven out into the wilds in their own cars to be be brutally slaughtered.
Daniel Brand, 82, his wife Hybrecht, 73, and their daughter Elizabeth, 53, went missing from their rural home near Hartswater in the Northern Province on Sunday night.
Elizabeth, known by her nickname Elzabie, had been visiting for Sunday lunch – but her body was found on Tuesday morning by a drone operator.
The bodies of her parents were found at around 5pm Tuesday. ‘They’ve just found my parents. They’re gone,’ a heartbroken son-in-law Wikus Taljaard told News24.
The family had received no further information but four suspects have now been arrested.