A farm murder took place on the morning of 30 May 2021, at 04:30, on the farm Highfield, 10 km South of McClear, in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. John Viedge (79), of the ‘Lehana’s pass Sussex Stud’ was shot dead by an unknown number of attackers.
This is another brutal attack and murder of a farmer in South Africa. It was reported that attackers gained entrance to the home, but could not access the bedroom because of a security gate.
John Viedge was shot through the security gate before the attackers fled.
All role players responded. The police are investigating the attack and murder, but there have been no arrests.
The story is unfolding, there is no other information available at this stage.
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