Cottonwood native Sister Mary Tacke murdered in South Africa

Cottonwood native Sister Mary Tacke murdered in South Africa »Play Video
Tacke was kidnapped by armed men on Sunday and her body was found Monday.
LEWISTON, ID - An 82-year old catholic nun, who grew up in Cottonwood, is dead after being murdered in South Africa.

The body of Sister Mary Tacke was found floating in a stream Monday.
KLEW News was contacted by a family friend who notified us of her death.

According to Dispatch Live, a South African online news source, Tacke was kidnapped by armed men on Sunday and her body was found Monday. Dispatch Live also reports two male suspects were able to elude police after crashing Tacke's car while being pursued by police.
Police recovered a pistol and cell phone in the vehicle.

So far it hasn't been released how Tacke died.