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21-year-old KwaNobuhle man arrested for fatally stabbing woman

Jan 5, 2017
21-year-old KwaNobuhle man arrested for fatally stabbing woman

Police in KwaNobuhle, in Uitenhage, are investigating a case of murder after a 24-year-old woman, who was stabbed multiple times, passed on at arrival at a hospital, on Thursday morning, just after 11:30.

"It is alleged that she was stabbed by her friend in Kwindla Street, Kwanobuhle, earlier on Thursday," described police spokesperson, Captain Gerda Swart.

"A 21-year-old male suspect was arrested in the afternoon and he is due to appear in the Kwanobuhle Magistrate's Court on Monday, 9 January 2017, on a charge of murder.

"The name of the victim will be released after her next-of-kin are informed."