Woman arrested for fatally stabbing her boyfriend

GQEBERHA - A 29-year-old woman was arrested and detained on a charge of murder after the fatal stabbing of her fiancé during the early hours of this morning, 19 June 2022.

According to police information, it is alleged that at about 03:00, the couple returned home from a party. An argument broke out between them and the suspect ordered her boyfriend to leave. It is further alleged that the boyfriend, aged 34 years, started to assault her and during the physical altercation, he was stabbed in his chest and back. He succumbed to his wounds at the clinic. The incident took place in Elephant Park.

The woman was arrested at the crime scene and detained for murder. She is expected to appear in the Motherwell magistrate court tomorrow, 20 June 2022. The next of kin of the deceased has not yet been informed.

Source: South African Police Service