Relative arrested on a charge of murder

GQEBERHA - SAPS Gelvandale detectives arrested a 31-year-old woman for the alleged murder of her uncle earlier today, 24 July 2022 in Gelvandale.

It is alleged that at approximately 07:15 this morning, Morne Pillay (57) arrived home after working night shift at 5th Avenue in Windvogel. It is further alleged that the suspect and Pillay were embroiled in an argument. According to witnesses, the suspect and the deceased went outside and continued fighting. When the witnesses went outside, they saw Pillay lying on the ground with facial injuries. Emergency services were contacted however he succumbed to his injuries. It is further alleged that he was assaulted with a brick.

The suspect was arrested on the scene and will appear in the Gelvandale magistrate court on Monday, 25 July 2022 on a charge of murder.

Source: South African Police Service