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St Francis Bay man expected in court after allegedly fatally stabbing girlfriend

Mar 12, 2018
St Francis Bay man expected in court after allegedly fatally stabbing girlfriend

A man from St Francis Bay is expected in court on Monday after he was arrested by police for allegedly killing his girlfriend.

According to police information, the girlfriend, 26-year-old Jeanette Zono, was killed outside a tavern in St Francis Bay.

"On Friday, at around 23:40, it is alleged that the deceased, Jeanette Zono, was inside a tavern in Roman Street in Sea Vista, St Francis when her boyfriend arrived and wanted to see her outside the premises," described police spokesperson, Sergeant Majola Nkohli.

"She followed him. In the street, a suspect fatally stabbed her once in the upper body and she died at the scene."

He added that a 29-year-old man was arrested, and at this stage, a reason for the attack is unknown.

"A suspect will appear in the Humansdorp Magistrate's Court on Monday on a charge of murder."