Murder suspect arrested

2015-11-10 06:00

A 35-year-old man was arrested by Hillcrest members in connection with a murder in Embo at the weekend.

According to Hillcrest SAPS communications officer constable N Manwele, “It is alleged that the man had a fight with the victim in the early hours of the morning on Saturday 7 November and he stabbed him,” he said.

Manqele said that the 39-year-old victim was stabbed on the chest and under the arm pit,and he was declared dead on scene by the paramedics.

“A case of murder is being investigated by Hillcrest SAPS for further investigation,due to the quick response of the police the suspect was arrested on scene after he tried to flee the scene on foot.”

The suspect will appear in Pinetown Magistrate’s Court facing the charges of murder soon.

Hillcrest Station Commander commended the members for their dedicaton.

- Supplied

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