Monday, 29 June 2020
Thabong; Welkom: A 36 year-old African male will appear in court soon on a charge of murder.
This is after a 26 year-old African male was fatally stabbed on Saturday; 27 June 2020 in Thabong; Welkom. It is alleged that the victim was with his friends when the suspect came drunk and aggressive.
They tried to stop him by taking him out the yard, it was then that the suspect took out a knife and stabbed the victim before fleeing the scene. Emergency services declared the victim dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, a lifeless body of a 38 year-old female was found on Sunday; 28 June 2020, in an open field in Thabong; Welkom. Police received a complaint of murder and on arrival at the scene, they found a female lying dead on the ground with blood stains on her clothes.
On closer inspection, police discovered that the victim sustained a stab wound on her left ear. Emergency services were called to the scene and she was certified dead. She was wearing a blue T-shirt, red tracksuit top, black boots and black and white socks.
A case of murder is under investigation at Thabong SAPS, police request anyone with information to contact Detective Sergeant Klaas Mofukunyane on the following number 072 611 4950 or provide information anonymously on my MySAPS app.