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Willowvale man arrested for fatally stabbing man during heated argument

Oct 2, 2017
Willowvale man arrested for fatally stabbing man during heated argument

Willowvale police over the weekend swiftly arrested a 21-year-old man for the alleged murder of a 29-year-old man.

"It is alleged that there was a quarrel between the two on Saturday, at about 15:30, at Qingqwala Location, Upper Mbhangcolo Village, Willowvale," described police spokesperson, Capt Jackson Manatha.

"The suspect is alleged to have drawn his knife and stabbed the deceased on his upper body."

He said that the 29-year-old man was rushed to Butterworth hospital where he was certified dead on arrival.

"The suspect was traced and arrested on Sunday," added Captain Manatha.

"He will appear before the Willowvale Magistrate Court soon. The deceased was identified as Avuyile Fadana, aged 29."