Monday, June 6, 2011

Bill Cobb: Ex-pat murdered in South Africa.

A British pensioner has been murdered in a suspected robbery in South Africa, police said today.Police said retired ex-pat Bill Cobb's body was found slumped in the hallway with his hands cuffed together and his head wrapped in a blanket.
Spokesman Lungelo Dlamini said it appeared the elderly former chemist had been suffocated as his attackers raided his home.
Murder hunt: Bill Cobb's body was found slumped in the hallway with his hands cuffed together and his head wrapped in a blanket
Murder hunt: Bill Cobb's body was found slumped in the hallway with his hands cuffed together and his head wrapped in a blanket

He said: 'The old man was found in the passageway.
'His hands had been cuffed together behind his back and he had a blanket wrapped tightly around his head.'There were no wounds on his head or body so at this stage we believe he suffocated to death.'A post-mortem will be conducted to establish the exact cause of death.'
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1394878/British-World-War-II-veteran-dead-South-African-home-hands-cuffed-head-wrapped-blanket.html#ixzz1OX5ZF01A