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Man fatally stabbed in love triangle, suspect swiftly arrested

Jul 23, 2018
Man fatally stabbed in love triangle, suspect swiftly arrested

Willowvale police arrested a 26-year-old man for alleged murder of a 31-year-old man.

"It is alleged that the suspect heard that the deceased was in love with his girlfriend," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The suspect fatally stabbed the 31-year-old man on Sunday, at about 02:00, at Nxanxashe Village, Willowvale."

Captain Manatha said that Willowvale police acted very swiftly after the murder was reported to them.

"They searched for the suspect and arrested him late on Sunday," he said.

"He will appear before the Willowvale Magistrate's Court on Tuesday on a charge of murder."

The identity of the deceased will be made known after all his relatives are officially informed of his murder.