Fleur de Lis Farm, South Africa: British expat killed by a machete over a phone

Posted on November 27, 2012 • Filed under: Africa, Expatriates, Tourist Killed

Chris Preece, 54, was stabbed to death in his kitchen by thieves at Fleur de Lis farm, near Ficksburg, a town along the South Africa-Lesotho border. Police believe he may have stepped outside to investigate a power cut when he was ambushed by three man and dragged back into the house. His wife Felicity, 56, was also stabbed and suffered a fractured skull after being beaten with a pole – but managed to survive a 12 hour wait for help by bandaging her own head. Read article

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