Richards Bay teen accused of murder of relative


A 17-year-old man accused of killing a relative appeared before the Richards Bay Magistrates’ Court today.

The suspect’s name cannot be revealed because he is a minor.

According to KZN police spokesman Captain Nqobile Gwala, at 2 am on October 24, Richards Bay police received a murder report at Arboretum.

On arrival, they found the body of a 40-year-old man with stab wounds on the back who was certified dead at the scene.”

A case of murder was opened and the investigation led to the arrest of a 17-year-old male.”

Gwala said the suspect will come before the court today for murder.

The motive for the murder is unknown.”

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