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Willowvale man traced and arrested after fatal tavern stabbing

Dec 9, 2017
Willowvale man traced and arrested after fatal tavern stabbing

Willowvale police on Friday arrested a 26-year-old man for alleged murder of a 23-year-old man.

"The murder was committed at about 20:30 near a tavern at Madamini Locality, Tywaka Village, in Willowvale," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The two had a misunderstanding, which led to the fatal stabbing of the deceased.

"The deceased, who cannot be named was stabbed on his upper body and died instantly."

Captain Manatha said that the suspect was traced and arrested.

"He has been charged with murder and will appear before the Willowvale Magistrate's Court on Monday on a murder charge."