Man stabbed to death in Joburg CBD

2015-03-11 10:05

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Johannesburg - A man has been arrested after another man was stabbed to death in central Johannesburg, Gauteng police said on Wednesday.

"It is alleged that the suspect stabbed a 35-year-old old male several times in the upper body at the corner of Eloff and Plein streets on 10 March [Tuesday] at 04:30," said Warrant Officer Xoli Mbele.

Paramedics certified the man dead on the scene. The motive for the murder was not yet known.

He said a 22-year-old man was arrested at the corner of Rissik and Plein streets in connection with the incident on Tuesday at 09:00.

He was expected to appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

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