Man in court for murder of elderly relative

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Durban - A man is expected to appear in the Pinetown Magistrate’s Court on Monday in connection with the murder of a 73-year-old relative at the weekend.

“It is reported that the two men had had a heated argument before the elderly man was killed,” said a police source with knowledge of the case, who spoke to News24 on condition of anonymity. 

A 34-year-old man was arrested at the scene, a home in Clackmannan Road, Westville, shortly after 21:00 on Saturday night. The victim had been stabbed several times with a knife found in the house.

“A 34-year-old suspect was at the home when police arrived. The body of the deceased was found in a pool of blood in the kitchen,” he said.

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