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13-year-old Willowvale boy arrested for the alleged murder of his sister

Dec 31, 2018
13-year-old Willowvale boy arrested for the alleged murder of his sister

Willowvale police arrested a 13-year-old boy for alleged murder of his sister, aged 29.

"It is alleged that the 29-year-old sister was assaulting her mother on Sunday, at about 18:30, at Xonyeni Locality, Nquma Village, Willowvale," said police spokesperson, Capt Jackson Manatha.

"It is further alleged that the suspect stabbed his elder sister on her upper body as he was trying to intervene."

Capt Manatha said that the 29-year-old woman passed away at the scene instantly.

Willowvale teen to be handed over to Social Workers

"The suspect will be handed over to Social Workers as he is still a minor," he added.

"He will appear before the Willowvale Magistrate’s Court soon."

Capt Manatha said that the deceased was identified as Nokhona Madakana. 

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