The South African Police Service in Dennilton outside Groblersdal have apprehended a 25 -year-old suspect for allegedly killing his 24 year-old ex-girlfriend at Magakadimeng village.
It is alleged that the deceased was walking home with her current boyfriend in the early hours at about 00:40, when they met her ex-boyfriend.Unexpectedly, the suspect produced a hard object attempting to hit the boyfriend who run away.
Subsequently, the deceased’s uncle received a phone call notifying him about the lifeless body of his niece, few meters from her home.
The incident was reported to the police who started with preliminary investigations which revealed that the deceased might been strangled and that led to the immediate arrest of her ex-boyfriend.
The motive of the incident is unknown at this stage but domestic violence cannot be ruled out.
The suspect will appear in the Moutse magistrate court soon and police investigations are continuing.