Murderer sentenced to 10 years

2015-06-18 06:01

A 22-YEAR-OLD man was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for murder and five years for attempted murder at Port Shepstone Magistrate’s Court recently.

Sphelele Cele (22) stabbed and killed 18-year-old Sibonelo Khuzwayo in the Mehlomnyama area in 2010.

His body was found in an open field.

He had sustained a stab wound on his upper body.

On the same day, a 22-year-old female reported to police that while she was walking home, she was attacked by Cele.

He stabbed her but she managed to break free and ran away.

Mehlomnyama detectives started investigating the case and shortly afterwards Cele was arrested on the attempted murder case.

He also made a confession and pointed out the scene with regard to the murder. He was then charged. - Supplied

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