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Appeal for leads after Centane woman found fatally stabbed at her home

Sep 30, 2019
Appeal for leads after Centane woman found fatally stabbed at her home

Centane - Centane police are investigating murder of a 30-year-old woman over the weekend.

"It is alleged that the victim was left alone at her home by her sister on Saturday at Ngqokweni Locality, Holela Village, Centane," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"When the sister came back, at about 21h00, on Saturday, she found her 30-year-old sister in a pool blood with multiple stab wounds on her upper body.  

"The motive behind the murder is not known."

He said that Centane police are appealing to anyone with information to contact them at 047 498 1096 or 073 288 0340.

"The information will be treated confidentially.  The identity of the deceased is still being withheld until all her relatives are officially informed of her murder."

Acting Eastern Cape SAPS Provincial Commissioner, Major General Andries Swart, condemned the murder of the young defenceless woman.

He vowed that Centane Police detectives will work around the clock to trace and arrest the suspect/s.

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