Woman arrested for son's murder

2012-12-24 18:01
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Johannesburg - A 27-year-old woman has been arrested for the alleged murder of her 3-year-old son at Ntshatshongo, near Willowvale, Eastern Cape police said on Monday.

"It is alleged that the toddler was sleeping with his mother [who is now the suspect] on the night of Saturday at their home, which is at Ntshatshongo Location, Willowvale," said police spokesperson Jackson Manatha.

He said family members found the boy bleeding and already dead on Sunday morning.

Police suspect the mother beat her son to death.

"The mother was arrested and charged for murder, as she was the only person who was sleeping with the toddler."

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