Jan Koelman, 67, member of citizen-policing-forum, stabbed to death Sunday morning by 23-yo black Qwa-Qwa woman in Harrismith
2012-03-06 HARRISMITH. – A leading member of the Afrikaner community, Mr Jan Koelman, was stabbed mortally Sunday morning March 4 2012 at 7h40.
He was attacked by the 23-year-old woman who broke into his home and stabbed him repeatedly.
She fled in Koelman's car and crashed it against another vehicle and was arrested. Nothing was reported robbed.
His son Jan junior, said his mortally-wounded father struggled outside to call for help and collapsed. He was declared dead at the local hospital.
Mr Koelman was an active member of the local citizen-policing-forum, said local DA-chairman Henk Badenhorst.
"It is particularly heartbreaking that this murder was committed against such a valued community leader and pioneer in community-safety and - policing,' he said.
Mr Koelman also leaves a daughter Hesté Outram and five grandchildren.
SAPS sergeant Majang Skalkie confirmed that the female murder-suspect was captured in Qwa-Qwa.