Man arrested for Sea Point murder

2013-03-07 10:26


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Cape Town - A man has been arrested in connection to the death of Graham Flax, Western Cape police said on Thursday.

"He appeared in court on Wednesday, and the case was postponed for seven days for investigations," said Captain Frederick van Wyk.

He said the man was arrested in the Delft area.

The Star newspaper reported that Flax, a gay man, was found bound and murdered at his home in Sea Point on Sunday. His body was covered with a duvet.

The newspaper reported that he had been hit on the back of the head with a blunt object, but that an investigator had said he might have been strangled as his face was blue, possibly from a lack oxygen.

The case reportedly had striking similarities to series of murders of gay men in Gauteng, which were investigated by a provincial task team.


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