Teenager stabs 86-year-old woman to death at a shebeen

2011-09-17 10:09

A teenager was arrested after he allegedly stabbed and killed an 86-year-old woman, Eastern Cape police said today.

“It happened in a shebeen in Bityi near Mthatha yesterday at about 7pm,” said Lieutenant-Colonel Mzukisi Fatyela.

There was a quarrel between the old woman and the 17-year-old ... We don’t know what the quarrel was about.”

The woman was stabbed once in the upper body. She died on the scene.

The teenager was arrested and is expected to appear in the Bityi Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday.

Police were trying to find the woman’s relatives.

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