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Centane woman arrested after killing man, her neighbour

Jun 11, 2018
Centane woman arrested after killing man, her neighbour

Centane police arrested a 33-year-old woman for the alleged murder of a man aged 43 over the weekend.

"It is alleged that the suspect stabbed the deceased on his upper body," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The deceased passed away immediately."

He said that the murder was committed in the early hours of Sunday morning at Sisonke Township Phase 3, Centane.

"It is alleged that both the suspect and deceased were neighbours. The motive for the murder remains unclear at this point in time," Captain Manatha added.

The suspect is due to appear before the Centane Magistrate's Court on Monday on a charge of murder.

"The identity of the deceased is still being withheld until his family is officially notified of his murder."