Polokwane - A 65-year-old farmer was murdered outside Marble Hall on Friday, Limpopo police said.
"This morning the suspects gained access into the house by breaking the back door. They overpowered Jan Wheeler in the bedroom," Superintendent Ronel Otto said.
He was stabbed repeatedly with a sharp object.
"The suspects fled after taking a few electrical household appliances."
Otto said police were searching for five men linked to the crime.