Durban man arrested for ex-wife’s murder

2011-07-26 15:24

A Durban man was arrested for allegedly killing his ex-wife by slitting her throat.

The woman was in her home in Isipingo yesterday when the man entered the yard at 8pm, Captain Thulani Zwane said in a statement.

“A heated argument started between the two outside the house, but we do not know what they were quarrelling about.”

He then produced a knife, allegedly slit her throat and fled in his Toyota Tazz.

Her children were in the house at the time.

She died on the scene. A visiting relative found her body later.

The ex-husband was arrested in a street nearby a few hours later.

He will appear in the Durban Magistrates Court tomorrow on a murder charge.

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