Eastern Cape man allegedly murders girlfriend, dumps body in outside toilet

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The man only reported the incident on 5 April. (Gallo Images/File)
The man only reported the incident on 5 April. (Gallo Images/File)

An Eastern Cape man allegedly murdered his girlfriend, kept her body inside his flat, and dumped it in the outside toilet the next day.

According to police, the girlfriend, 37, visited the man, 47, at the Nonkcampa location outside Qonce, Eastern Cape, for the Easter weekend.

"Reportedly, the couple had an argument about a cellphone during the night of Thursday, 1 April.

"He is said to have beaten his girlfriend with a stick. The woman later succumbed to her injuries," police spokesperson Captain Mluleki Mbi said in a statement on Tuesday.

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Her body was then dumped in the outside toilet the next day.

The man only reported the incident on Monday, 5 April.

He was subsequently arrested and charged with murder.

He will appear in court soon.


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