Shock at nurse's killing

2012-02-21 13:16
Johannesburg - The Gauteng health department and the Democratic Nursing Organisation of SA (Denosa) expressed shock on Tuesday at the murder of a nurse at Sterkfontein Hospital in Krugersdorp.

The male nurse was allegedly stabbed to death by his girlfriend in the hospital's nurses' residence on Monday night, department spokesperson Simon Zwane said.

Health MEC Ntombi Mekgwe had sent her condolences to the nurse's family, said Zwane.

"We send our heartfelt condolences to family and friends of the deceased," said Denosa Gauteng chairperson Simon Hlungwani.

The nurse was stabbed in the chest at around 20:00 and died on the scene.

The motive for the murder was not known.

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