Dad killed on Father's Day

2012-06-20 09:12
(Wener Beukes, SAPA)

(Wener Beukes, SAPA)

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Cape Town - It was a sad Father’s Day for a man from the Cape Flats who opened his front door to see his son, bloody and dying, stumbling into his house.

“He just said ‘daddy’ and then he fell down…I held my hand under his nose to check if he was breathing but about 10 minutes later there was nothing,” Jonas May, 56, told The Daily Voice.

His son, Raymond Herman, 36, had apparently been enjoying Father’s Day himself when he was stabbed, allegedly by his partner and the mother of his son, Raymond jnr, when he tried to stop her from attacking their landlady.

His enraged girlfriend then turned to him, swearing at him and stabbing him, but reacted with shock when she realised what she had done.

Witnesses said she started crying and ran into their home.

Christina Stoffels, 30, was later arrested and charged with murder.

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