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Man arrested after fatal stabbing

Aug 26, 2018
Man arrested after fatal stabbing

Willowvale police arrested a 25-year-old man for the alleged murder of a 28-year-old man.

"It is alleged that the men had a quarrel on Saturday, at about 10:00,  at Mzileni Locality, Mahasana Village, Willowvale," described police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The nature of the quarrel is not known to the police."

He said that the 25-year-old suspect is alleged to have drawn his knife and fatally stabbed the 28-year-old man.

"The deceased suffered upper body knife wounds. He died at the scene."

Captain Manatha said that the suspect will appear before the Willowvale Magistrate's Court on Monday on a charge of murder.

He said that the identity of the deceased will be released once all his relatives have been informed of his murder.