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National 8.5.2017 10:50 pm

Woman arrested for killing man in Free State

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Police said it was unclear what led to the quarrel and that it would form part of the investigation.

A 47-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly stabbing and killing a 23-year-old man in Somido Park in Smithfield, Free State police said on Monday.

Police spokesperson Sergeant Yanga Ngcukana said that the man was stabbed at around 3am on Sunday.

“It is alleged that the suspect pulled out a knife in the bag and stabbed the deceased in the chest. It is unclear what caused the quarrel between them and it forms part of the investigation,” Ngcukana said.

When the police arrived on the scene they found a body of a 23-year-old lying on the road and the suspect had disappeared. He was declared dead on scene. A case of murder was registered and a suspect was arrested.”

She is expected to appear in the Smithfield Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

African News Agency (ANA)

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