Woman kills lover on Christmas Day

He had assaulted her with a pick axe handle

A 39-year-old man was stabbed to death in Addo, allegedly by his girlfriend Eastern Cape police said.

Warrant Officer Marianette Olivier said the woman allegedly stabbed her boyfriend with a knife on Christmas Day, after they had an argument at Nomathamsanqa.

Olivier said friends stopped the fight and the boyfriend left, he returned and allegedly hit her with a pick axe handle.

The woman stabbed him with a knife in the chest.

He died on the scene.

The woman was arrested and was expected to appear in the Kirkwood Magistrate Court on Thursday, facing a charge of murder.

Would you like to comment on this article or view other readers' comments? Register (it’s quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

X