The  robbery occurred in the early hours of yesterday, where the unknown suspects attacked the elderly man who lives alone at the Hayfields home.

A 94-year-old man was found strangled in his home in Hayfields.

It was further reported that

the helper arrived around 8am to the gruesome scene discovering the man’s naked lifeless body lying in a pool of blood.

Paramedics assessed the man’s injuries and found he had sustained numerous injuries and showed no signs of life. The man was declared dead on the scene, confirmed ER24’s Russel Meiring.

Alexandra SAPS spokesperson Captain Kholeka Mhlongo said signs of forceful entry were evident on the kitchen door.

“The suspects gained entry to the house through the kitchen door which was forced opened.  He was discovered by his helper who arrived at the scene finding the elderly man’s body,” said Mhlongo.

A white VW Polo 1.6 with the registration number NP 164731 was taken from the garage and no other items were taken.

A house robbery and murder case is investigated by Alexandra Road SAPS.