Arrest: teen suspected of stabbing man to death

2010-03-09 00:00

AN 18-year-old has been arrested after a 29-year-old man was stabbed to death following an argument at a tavern in Taylor’s Halt at the weekend.

Police reported that Tutu Ngcobo was seen getting into an argument with the arrested teenager at the tavern in the Zinqamu area at about 3.30 am on Sunday.

A friend of Ngcobo’s followed the two from the tavern and saw the teenager running away. He then found his friend’s body and called the police.

The police were tipped off on Sunday about the whereabouts of the suspect, and members of the area’s detective services went to a house in Greytown, where they arrested him.

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