A 50-year-old man is expected to appear in the Knysna Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. He is charged with the murder of his neighbour, Noreen Hampson, 67. The statement by the police spokesperson Captain Malcolm Pojie justify that the suspect beat his victim to death by a hammer. Noreen Hampson’s body was discovered in front of her house in Marigold Street on Saturday night .
The man was detained after the murder. He is also charged with intentional damage to the neighbours’ property. It is worth noting that some other neighbours complained the officers about the attacker’s violent behavior. They claimed they felt unsafe in his presence.