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Humansdorp woman expected in court for strangling boyfriend to death

Jun 11, 2018
Humansdorp woman expected in court for strangling boyfriend to death

A 45-year-old woman from Humansdorp is expected to appear in court on Monday after she was arrested by police for allegedly killing her boyfriend after a heated argument in Humansdorp over the weekend.

"On Saturday, at around 2pm, it is said that the woman and the boyfriend were involved in an argument when she subsequently became angry and struck him a bottle on the head and then strangled him with a headwrap," described police spokesperson, Sergeant Majola Nkohli.

"A 36-year-old boyfriend from George died at the scene and his name is being withheld until his family is notified. 

"It is believed that an argument was about the suspect's ex-boyfriend, who visited her the previous day."

The woman was arrested and is due to appear in the Humansdorp Magistrate's Court on Monday for murder.