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Farmer left paralysed by violent robbery in South Africa 20 years ago is tied up and murdered in his wheelchair in a second horrifying attack Neil McKay, 46, was found by his mother when she visited his farm to see him He was found tied to his wheelchair in his bedroom on the South African farm McKay was crippled when he was shot in the spine by robbers 20 years ago  Police have opened an investigation, but failed to find the perpetrators before

By Jamie Pyatt In Cape Town For Mailonline

Published: 10:56 BST, 4 May 2021 | Updated: 10:56 BST, 4 May 2021

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A helpless farmer shot through the spine by robbers and left a cripple 20 years ago in South Africa was tied up in his wheelchair and cruelly strangled to death in a second attack.

Handicapped Neil McKay, 46, was found by his distraught mother when she visited the farm in Winterton to check on him.

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Widow Bev went upstairs and found her disabled son tied up in his wheelchair in his bedroom. 

Police investigators said he had been strangled by his captors, who were hiding close to the property, waiting for Neil to be alone. 

Neil McKay, 46, a farmer who was shot through the spine by robbers and left a cripple 20 years ago in South Africa has been tied up in his wheelchair and cruelly strangled to death in a second attack

Neil McKay, 46, a farmer who was shot through the spine by robbers and left a cripple 20 years ago in South Africa has been tied up in his wheelchair and cruelly strangled to death in a second attack

The handicapped 46-year-old was found by his distraught mother when she visited the farm in Winterton, South Africa, to check on him

The handicapped 46-year-old was found by his distraught mother when she visited the farm in Winterton, South Africa, to check on him

His death has sparked fury in the town of Winterton in KwaZulu-Natal province, especially as his attackers were not captured after the first assault. 

Alf Lees the Democratic Alliance MP for Uthukela constituency said: 'Who would murder a man in a wheelchair? A man who was unarmed and physically unable to defend himself?

'Neil was a gentle and friendly man of peace who refused to carry or have a gun despite living on a farm where his late father made it possible for him to work from a wheelchair.

'It seems his attackers were keeping

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