Man arrested for allegedly killing wife and daughter

2011-07-08 09:06

A Katlehong man was arrested following the deaths of his wife and daughter, Gauteng police said today.

Captain Mega Ndobe said a 35-year-old man was arrested yesterday morning at Mandela informal settlement.

Police were told he had been arguing with his wife. When police arrived they found the bodies of his 41-year-old wife and 12-year-old daughter. Both had been strangled.

The man is expected to appear in the Alberton Magistrates Court on July 11 on charges of murder. 

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