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Setjhaba Mofokeng
1 minute read
16 Oct 2018
9:23 am

Domestic spat leads to deadly attack after boyfriend stabs girlfriend to death

Setjhaba Mofokeng

The suspect was arrested by police after the bloody murder in Mdlalose Street, Soweto.

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On Sunday afternoon Jabulani police received an anonymous call from a resident in the community reporting an incident that took place in Mdlalose Street in Zola North.

The caller reported that there was a young lady who had just been murdered, allegedly by her boyfriend, reports Soweto Urban.

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Upon arrival to the crime scene, police found a dead body of an African female, estimated to be 25, lying in a pool of blood in a back room with multiple stab wounds on her upper body.

It is believed that the deceased and her boyfriend had an altercation that led to her death. The alleged suspect, a 42-year-old male, was found and arrested at the scene of the crime. A case of murder was opened and the suspect will appear at the Protea Magistrates Court.

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