She lay in bed with her two-year-old child when her ex-partner, and father of the child, allegedly entered the room and stabbed her multiple times, killing her as IOL reports, citing witnesses of the event.
Rhucian-Kay Lawak’s family are in deep mourning over the murder which occurred yesterday, September 30 in .
According to @womenforchangesa, Rhucian was murdered by “someone she knew” however Rhucian’s mother expresses that the murder had occurred because Rhucian had broken up with her former lover, and refused to take him back due to abusive tendancies.
It is also alleged that the unnamed partner had attacked Rhucian before.
The Kraaifontein community is up in arms. The murder, which took place in Scottsdene Rental Estate, Kraaifontein, has shook the community. A facebook group has been created, titled “Justice for Rhucian-Kay Lawak”.
“Hierdie groep is vir Rhucian-Kay Lawak wat op ‘n baie wreede manier vermoor is!! Ons wil almal saam staan om te sien dat haar moordenaar die straf sal kry wat hy verdien. Die groep is ook om die familie by te staan en updates te gee oor haar saak.”
In English, this translates to:
This group is for Rhucian-Kay Lawak who was murdered in a very violent manner. We will stand together to see that her murderer gets the punishment he deserves. The group is also to stand by the family, and to give updates for her case.
Currently, the Kraaifontein police are on investigation.
Picture: Facebook/ Justice for Rhucian-Kay Lawak