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Centane man expected in court after fatally stabbing wife

Nov 5, 2018
Centane man expected in court after fatally stabbing wife

Centane police on Friday arrested a 36-year-old man for alleged murder of his wife, aged 34.

"It is alleged that the victim was stabbed on her upper body by the suspect at about 11h40, at Tshoveni Locality, Qoboqobo Village, Centane," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The victim was rushed to Butterworth hospital where she died on arrival.

"The suspect handed himself to Centane Police and was arrested for murder."

Motive for fatal stabbing not known

He said that the motive for the murder is not clear at this point in time.

"The suspect is due to appear before the Centane Magistrate's Court on Monday on a murder charge," Captain Manatha said.

"The deceased was identified as Nondumiso Nombasa Sigodoyi aged 34."

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