Murder suspect surrenders

2011-03-29 00:00

A 42-YEAR-OLD woman, Thokozile Doreen Kunene, of Willowfountain, was murdered on Sunday, allegedly by a man known to her after they had a heated argument.

Police spokesperson Warrant Officer Joey Jeevan, said Kunene was found lying on the floor in her home with a stab wound.

“It is alleged that the argument arose between the two and he produced a knife and stabbed her once in the chest, fatally wounding her,” Jeevan added.

The 49-year-old man contacted the police and handed himself over, and was arrested.

The police believe that the incident was the result of an alcohol-related domestic quarrel.

“A bloodstained knife was found on the scene and a post- mortem will done to determine the exact cause of death,” Jeevan said.

The perpetrator will appear in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court soon. — WR.

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