Man stabbed to death inside Zithulele hospital premises

South African Police Service

Man stabbed to death inside Zithulele hospital premises
Man stabbed to death inside Zithulele hospital premises

Police are investigating a case of murder after a 34-year-old male was stabbed to death inside the premises of Zithulele Hospital on Saturday 11 September 2021.

It is alleged that at about 04:00 on the mentioned date, the deceased together with his girlfriend and others were drinking inside the room belonging to the deceased.

An ex-boyfriend (suspect) of the girlfriend of the deceased arrived looking for her. After hearing a knock on the door, the ex-girlfriend opened the door.

The suspect entered the room and a fight between him and the deceased ensued. As a result the deceased was stabbed to death inside the premises of the hospital as he is working there as a professional nurse.

The 21-year-old suspect is arrested and will appear before Mqanduli magistrate court on 13 September 2021.

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