Woman stabbed on train

2010-04-28 14:36

A 31-year-old woman was stabbed to death by a man on a packed commuter train near Stellenbosch in the Western Cape.

Police Captain Rene Matthee said: “When the train stopped at Muldersvlei station, a man jumped into the carriage, went straight to the woman and stabbed her several times.

“The carriage was full. It was during peak-hour this morning.”

Matthee said railway police arrested a suspect on the train.

The motive for the crime was unclear. – Sapa

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