Port Elizabeth man expected in court for murdering girlfriend

NOVEMBER 21, 2016

A 45-year-old Port Elizabeth man is expected in the New Brighton Magistrate's Court on Monday after he was arrested by police on Friday morning for allegedly killing his 47-year-old girlfriend at Malcolm Street, in Zwide Township, Port Elizabeth.

According to the police, the suspect and the victim were drinking when a fight broke out between them.

“The suspect accused the victim of cheating on him and then he stabbed her to death,” said police spokesperson, Constable Mncedisi Mbombo.

He added that the deceased sustained serious injuries on the head and chest - she died instantly.

The suspect will appear before the court on Monday facing a charge of murder.