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22-year-old man expected in court for Easter Friday murder

APRIL 18, 2017
22-year-old man expected in court for Easter Friday murder

A 22-year-old Willowvale man is expected to appear in the Willowvale Magistrate's Court on Tuesday for alleged murder of a 21-year-old man.

"The murder was committed on Friday, at about 19:30, at Willowvale Informal Settlement, Willowvale," described police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The motive for the murder is not clear at this point in time.

"It is alleged that the suspect drew his knife and stabbed the deceased on his upper body.

"The deceased died at the scene. Police acted swiftly as they arrested the suspect."

The suspect is facing a murder charge.

The deceased was identified as Vuyani Ranelo.