By Jamie Pyatt In Cape Town For Mailonline
Published: 10:56 BST, 4 May 2021 | Updated: 10:56 BST, 4 May 2021
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.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
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
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