UPDATE: Mother’s murder investigated

Broken glass on the scene of the Avenues shooting.

A case of murder is currently under investigation by the Edenvale SAPS following a shooting which took place in the Avenues last night.
Captain Jean Olckers, spokesperson for the Edenvale SAPS confirmed that the victim was Mrs Vanessa Dreyer, a mother of two.

“The wife and husband were in the car when they were blocked in the driveway by a white Mercedes-Benz. More than two suspects were involved,” said Capt Olckers.

He said the armed suspects attempted to rob the couple.

“It is alleged that a shootout took place between the husband and the suspects,” said Capt Olckers.

He said the wife was fatally wounded.

“The wife died as a result of her injuries,” said Olckers.

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Stephan Lehman

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