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24-year-old man arrested for stabbing 40-year-old man to death

Jul 23, 2018
24-year-old man arrested for stabbing 40-year-old man to death

Willowvale police over the weekend arrested a 24-year-old man for alleged murder of a 40-year-old man.

According to police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha, the suspect was arrested on Sunday.

"It is alleged that both the suspect and the deceased were on their way to a local spaza shop at Weza Village, Willowvale, on Saturday, at about 15:00," he said.

"A quarrel arose between the two men. The 40-year-old man was fatally stabbed."

He said that the suspect has been charged with murder and will appear before the Willowvale Magistrate Court on Monday.

"The bone of contention is not known at this point in time," Capt Manatha said.

"The identity of the deceased will be released once all his relatives have been informed of his death."