Free State teen stabbed to death

2013-03-14 16:36

Johannesburg - A teenager has been stabbed to death outside his high school in Welkom, Free State police said on Thursday.

Samora Kopiso, 17, left school shortly before 15:00 on Wednesday when he was confronted by two men and an argument ensued, Captain Stephen Thakeng said.

"They both had knives in their possession and stabbed each other.

"The victim was fatally stabbed with a knife in the left side of his chest."

Kopiso ran towards his school and fell.

"The paramedics were called, but he died inside the ambulance on the way to the hospital."

A 19-year-old man was arrested and would appear on a charge of murder in Welkom Magistrate's Court on Monday.

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