Baby stabbed to death with beer bottle

2011-10-14 08:48

A 28-year-old man allegedly stabbed his seven-month-old stepdaughter to death with a broken beer bottle on the farm Uyskraal near Marble Hall, Limpopo police said today.

Constable Lethunya Mmuroa said Abbey Moyo allegedly stabbed the baby and her mother after accusing her of having an affair with another man.

Moyo was arrested for murder and attempted murder and appeared in court on Monday, a few hours after he allegedly stabbed the two.

He would appear in the Groblersdal Magistrates Court again on November 1 to apply for bail.

Mmuroa said Moyo chased her away on Saturday. On Monday morning he found her at a compound on the same farm and stabbed her with a knife. She was recovering at Groblersdal Hospital.

“The child was certified dead on the scene after she was stabbed with a broken beer bottle.”

Local residents who saw Moyo entering the compound called the police.

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