AS the world celebrated International Older Person's Day yesterday, Devon Botha, 29, told in the Port Elizabeth High Court how he assaulted a woman of 91. The assault eventually led to the death of Cornelia Geziena Vos at her Algoa Park home in November 2011.
She died at Livingstone Hospital two days after the attack.
Botha, of Barcelona near Gelvandale, is facing charges of housebreaking with the intention to rob with aggravated circumstances, murder and assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm.
Botha said he had smoked mandrax at his cousin's house in Gelvandale at about midnight on the night of the incident.
The case continues today.
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