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Willowvale man arrested following fatal stabbing

Aug 30, 2018
Willowvale man arrested following fatal stabbing

Willowvale police arrested a 33-year-old man for the alleged murder of a 25-year-old man.

"It is alleged that the deceased was fatally stabbed on Wednesday, at about 20:00, at Ndlambe Locality, Nkanga Village, Willowvale," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The motive for the murder is not clear at this point in time.

"Police acted swiftly after they were informed of the murder."

He said that the suspect was later traced and arrested.

"The identity of the deceased is still being withheld until all his relatives are informed of his murder," Capt Manatha said.

"The suspect is due to appear before the Willowvale Magistrate's Court on Friday on a charge of murder."