16/08/2008 10:10 - (SA)
Bloemfontein - A farmer has been murdered on his farm in the Memel area of the north-eastern Free State, the SABC reported on Friday.
Police said the body of 59-year-old Gert Engelbrecht was found in his bedroom on the farm Oshoek.
There was a bullet wound under his right eye.
His body was found after a neighbour reported a veldfire on the farm.
The police found a briefcase outside the homestead and two DVD players.
A safe in the house was open, but it is unclear if any firearms were stolen.