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Graaff-Reinet woman in court after man fatally stabbed

Oct 7, 2019
Graaff-Reinet woman in court after man fatally stabbed

Graaff-Reinet - A 42-year old woman is expected in court on Monday after she was arrested by Graaff-Reinet police for the alleged murder of a 32-year-old man over the weekend.

"It is alleged that the man was stabbed on Saturday, at about 11:45, at Tulip Street, Asherville, Graaff-Reinet," said police spokesperson, Captain Bradley Rawlinson.

"The deceased suffered a stab wound to the upper chest.

"The motive behind the murder is not known."

Capt Rawlinson added that the 42-year-old woman was later arrested .

"The suspect is due to appear before Graaff-Reinet Magistrate's Court on Monday."

Capt Rawlinson said that the particulars of the deceased cannot be released as his family have not been informed.

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