Wife killed for refusing sex

A 71-year-old man will appear in the Ermelo magistrates' court soon for axing his 73-year- old wife to death after she refused to have sex with him.

A 71-year-old man will appear in the Ermelo magistrates' court soon for axing his 73-year- old wife to death after she refused to have sex with him.

Superintendent Abie Khoabane yesterday said : "The man, from Wesselton, Mpumalanga, came home on Saturday night and asked to have sex with his wife. After she repeatedly refused he took an axe and hit her on her head. She died at the scene." - Sapa

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