Man stabbed to death, clothes stolen near Bloem bottle store

2016-05-09 13:07
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Bloemfontein – A 20-year-old man was stabbed to death and robbed of his clothes in Bloemfontein at the weekend, Free State police said on Monday.  

The man and his brother had just been to a local bottle store when three knife-wielding men confronted them on the corner of 1st Avenue and Henry Street on Sunday morning, Captain Chaka Marope said.

The three demanded their valuables and stabbed the 20-year-old when they tried to fight them off. He died on the scene. The killers stole his clothes and shoes.  

His brother sustained an injury to his shoulder.

No arrests had been made.

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